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ACTIVITIES OF SALAR JUNG MUSEUM FOR THE MONTH OF June, 2013
The following events were organized during the month of June, 2013:
A Special Photo Exhibition on “Portraits of Salar Jungs” was organized on the occasion of 124th Birthday Celebrations of Salar Jung III, i.e., on 13th June, 2013. This Exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Abid Rasool Khan, Chairman, A.P. State Minorities Commission.
A Lecture on the works of“Rabindranath Tagore – in relation to some of his Literary works” was delivered by Smt.Chandana Khan, Addl.Chief Secretary YA&AT, Govt. of A.P. on the 8th June, 2013 and on the same day another lecture on “Trade & Commerce during Qutub Shahis & Asaf Jahi rulers” was delivered by Smt.Anuradha Reddy, Convener, INTACH Hyderabad Chapter
124th Birth Anniversary of Nawab Mir Yousuf Ali Khan Bahadur-Salar Jung – III was celebrated in the Salar Jung Museum from 13th June, 2013 for a period of one week. Dr.Abid Rasool Khan, Chairman, A.P.State Minorities Commission inaugurated the Birth Anniversary celebrations.
During inaugural function (a) Best Worker awards were given to the Class-III and Class IV Staff and (b) Educational Awards to the wards of the Museum Staff who achieved good performance in their academic pursuits during the last academic year.
During the period the following other events were taken place.
The Museum was kept open for half-a-day for physically challenged children on 14.06.2013.
Ghazal Programme was arranged on 15.06.2013.
Play titled “Biryani Aur Haleem” was organised on 16.06.2013.
Cultural Programme by Staff of CISF & their Children on 17.06.2013.
A Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof. Vaikuntham on 19.06.2013on Socio-economic reforms by Salar Jungs .
Sports and games competitions were also conducted for the Museum and CISF staff. A valedictory function was organized on20th June’ 2013. Nawab Ahteram Ali Khan, Board Member delivered valedictory address and distributed prizes to the winners. Sri Syed Zakir Hussain, Hon’ble Member also attended the valedictory function.
Extract – Visitors Book for the month of April, 2013
||First time I am in Hyderabad and seen this Museum. I liked it very much; I wish I had more time to see all rooms.
||I visited earlier some 30 years back. I now see change in the infrastructural development of the Museum collection are wonderful pride of the country for which every Indian should proud..
Chief Security Commissioner S.C.Railway, Rail Nilayam, Hyd.
||Visited the Museum it is very exciting experience, Great collection. A world panorama is presented. Paintings collection is excellent.
||Justice Sanjay Paul
||Fabulous collection, very nicely displayed we enjoyed it.
||This is my second visit to this marvelous and beautiful Museum.
||Justice Shabinul Hasnain,
Judge, High Court Lucknow Bench
||Excellent. It pays to come to Hyderabad if you visit this museum library. One feels blessed. Thank your Excellency, Salar Jung wherever you are.
||Really a humbling experience to see to many marvels. The maintenance is world class and the staff are very professional and helpful.
||Very impressive collection and more effort to preserve the history.
Hon’ble Speaker, Odisha Legislative Assembly, BBSR.
||Collection is very nice.
|Wish I had a life time to study the exhibits of this Museum. Beautifully maintained and a very helpful staff. Thank you all. Fantastic very impressed.