Exhibition on Indian Civilization inaugurated in New Delhi

Published on May 06, 2018
An exhibition on Indian Civilization was inaugurated at the National Museum in New Delhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Culture(I/c) and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr Mahesh Sharma.

The Exhibition  ‘India and the World: A History in Nine Stories’ is an extensively collaborative effort of the following-
  • British Museum, London
  • National Museum, New Delhi
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj VastuSangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai 
  • Culture Ministry

Key Highlights

  • The exhibition will run for two months until 30th June 2018.
  • The exhibition insights into two million years of history.
  • It was planned as part of the commemoration of 70 years of India's Independence and  a year of major cultural exchange between India and the UK.
  • The exhibition chronologically encapsulates the evolution of Indian civilization since antiquity.
 It is spread over nine sections, each representing a pivotal moment in history -

  • Shared Beginnings
  • First Cities
  • Empire
  • State and Faith
  • Picturing and Divine
  • Indian Ocean Traders
  • Court Cultures
  • Quest for Freedom
  • Time unbound

Expected Questions

1. Which exhibition on Indian Civilization was recently launched in New Delhi?
- Exhibition  ‘India and the World: A History in Nine Stories’

2. Who is the current CM of New Delhi?
- Arvind Kejriwal

3. Which city was the first one to shoft from BS-IV to BS-VI norms?
- New Delhi

4. 2018 Krishi Unnati Mela has been launched in which city?
- New Delhi

5. Under which Amendment of the Constitution Delhi and its urban region has been given the special status of NCR (National Capital Region)?
- 69th Amendment

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