President Pranab Mukherjee will today complete four years in the office . To mark the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Phase-II of the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum in the presence of President Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other dignitaries.
Briefing media yesterday, Secretary to the President Omita Paul said, the inauguration of Phase-II of the museum will complete the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex which is being developed at the site of a heritage building, where the garage for Rashtrapati Bhavan vehicles was earlier located.
Briefing more on it, Saroj Ghose the Museum Advisor to the President said, the museum will depict the story of the planning and construction of Rashtrapati Bhavan, the British Viceroys who occupied the building till 1947, freedom movement in the country, transfer of power and formation of the Republic. He said the life and work of 13 presidents of India since 1950, life in Rashtrapati Bhavan, the beauty and environment of the campus will also feature in it.