Special Correspondent

CHANDIGARH:Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Wednesday that a travelling exhibition to highlight the events concerning the First War of Independence-1857 would be organised at some prominent places in the State from August 23 to apprise the people of the significant role played by the martyrs to make India free and inspire them to safeguard the unity and integrity of the country.

In a statement here, Mr. Hooda said this exhibition had been organised by the Indian Council for Historical Research, Haryana Archives Department and Haryana Public Relations and Cultural Affairs Department to mark the 150th anniversary of the First War of Independence. The exhibition amply reflected the significant role played by the brave people of Haryana in the First War of Independence, he added.

He said this exhibition would remain open for public viewing on the campus of Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, from August 23 to 26.

It would be organised at Rewari from August 29 to September 1, at Hisar from September 4 to 7 and at Kurukshetra from September 9 to 14.