28 Sept 2023

Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Lays Foundation Of Grand Maharana Pratap Memorial In Bhopal, These Will Be Its Unique Features

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan laid the foundation of grand Maharana Pratap Memorial in Bhopal near TT Nagar Stadium on 28 September.

CM Shivraj has said that the Maharana Pratap, who sacrificed everything for the motherland is known for his bravery and sacrifice. Maharana Pratap Memorial will symbolise patriotism and social harmony.

CM Shivraj said Maharana Pratap’s biography, patriotism, and his sacrifice will be presented to the future generations at the proposed Maharana Pratap Memorial in Bhopal. This will be a source of inspiration to them.

CM Shivraj was addressing the foundation laying ceremony of Maharana Pratap Memorial near Tatya Tope Stadium, Bhopal. Remembering the contribution of Bundelkhand’s pride Maharaj Chhatrasal ji, CM Shivraj announced that a grand memorial will be built at the samadhi of Maharaj Chhatrasal, Mau Sahaniya (Chhatarpur). Besides, the existing museum in Dhubela will be enriched.

Memorial will be inspired by Kubhalgarh Fort

The structure of Maharana Pratap Memorial will be inspired by Kubhalgarh Fort. A 20 feet tall statue of Maharana Pratap will be installed. Along with the brave martyr Maharana Pratap, an exhibition on biographies of Mewar dynasty's pride Bappa Rawal, Khuman First, Maharana Hammir, Maharana Kumbha, Maharana Sanga and Uday Singh will be depicted. An interpretation centre will be set up to screen a 20-minute film on the biography of Maharana.

Gallery will be built

A gallery will be built displaying events and artifacts on Mewar and the life of Maharana Pratap. The period spent by Maharana Pratap in the forest will be showcased through open galleries in the landscape area of the memorial. A replica of the Vijay Stambh built by Maharana Kumbha in Chittor will be installed in the memorial. 

Exit route will feature graffiti exhibits

An open air stage with a seating capacity of 2000 people will be built in the memorial, in which a light and sound show based on the bravery, valour, renunciation and sacrifice of Maharana Pratap will be displayed. The exit route will feature graffiti exhibits and 3-D artifacts of major battles. Besides, public facilities, cafeteria and gift shop will be constructed in the campus.

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that Maharana Pratap Memorial is the result of CM Chouhan’s sense of being connected to the public and his foresight. Taking inspiration from the life and virtues of Maharana Pratap, India will become a nation leading the world.

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