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About Nehru Museum of Science and Technology

The Nehru Museum of Science and Technology is a gallery in Kharagpur, West Bengal, India. It was established in 1990 at the Hijli Detention camp building, later the IIT-Kharagpur Heritage Building, which is presently named as Hijli Saheed Bhavan. The commanding building, looking to some extent like the Byzantine style of design, was utilized by the British leaders of India to confine the flexibility contenders amid the 1930s.

Despite the fact that there were couple of other confinement camps around the nation back then, the Hijli confinement camp was the just a single to observe the passing of two prisoners by police terminating inside prison compound. The episode prompted solid dissent, to enroll their anger by conspicuous national figures like Rabindranath Tagore, Subhas Chandra Bose and numerous others. Not long after freedom, the building was utilized to house the primary Indian Institute of Technology referred to at first as the Higher Technical Institute.

The historical center has numerous indoor shows which incorporate specialized models gathered from different establishments and associations crosswise over India. The recreation center outside the gallery contains 14 outside shows and open air displays including a seeker plane, and a steam motor. The exhibition hall has a chronicle room displaying archives identifying with history of the organization and Midnapore region.

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