About National Gallery of Portraits

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In the 20th century, most countries succeeded in overthrowing the foreign yoke. India also became free in 1947, after almost two centuries of foreign rule. The visuals and documents which are displayed in the gallery tell the story of how the people of India waged a struggle to win back their freedom and to build a new India and give a glimpse of the reawakening of India from the time of first war of independence of 1857 to the achievement of freedom in 1947 .... read more

The India’s struggle for freedom has been shown using different mediums like panels, sculptures, murals, dioramas, and paintings.

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