RECENTLY I AM ON ONE DAY VISIT TO ‘AGA KHAN PALACE’ PUNE. DISTANCE BETWEEN ‘AGA KHAN PALACE’ AND PUNE CITY IS APPROX 9 KMS.
AGA KHAN PALACE was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga khan III. It is a very important building in the Indian freedom movement. This is the place where Mahatma Gandhi, his wife Kasturba Gandhi and his secretary Mahadev Desai and Sarojini Naidu were prisonned.
In the that palace Kasturba Gandhi and Mahadev Desai took their last breath in 2003. Archeological Survey Of India declared the site as a monument of national importance.
The palace has total 5 halls. In the halls there are memories of Mahatma Gandhi, Kasturba Gandhi, Mahadev Desai and Sarojini Naidu. There are also some information about King Aga Khan.
Here is the gallery in which the slippers which Mahatma Gandhi used at his time also stored. The necklace, some other accessories also.
In the first hall there is also a statue of Buddha giving blessings. See the pic down here
In the first hall there is also the statue of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi. In the statue, Mahatma Gandhi place his one hand on the shoulder of his wife Kasturba Gandhi. See down here how the statue looks
In one statue, Mahatma Gandhi is playing with a child or it can be an another meaning how Mahatma Gandhi going towards a child. It looks like Mahatma Gandhi Ji going to save a child. It seems like Mahatma Gandhi Ji going to save the child life. What you think about that statue ??
Message about ” Eradication Of Illiteracy”
In one hall, there is a painting with a great message of Mahatma Gandhi about the “Eradication Of Illiteracy”.
The message is that “An infallible test of civilization is that a man claiming to be civilized should be an intelligent toiler, that he should understand the dignity of labour and that his work should be such as to advance the interests of the community to which he belongs” Mahatma Gandhi
Clothes of Late Kasturba ji
In one hall, there are some memories of late Kasturba Gandhi. Here are some clothes which Late Kasturba Gandhi Ji used at her time.
Painting In The Hall Of Aga Khan Palace
In one of the halls, there are some paintings showing how Mahatma Gandhi love to the people of India.
How he fought for the Freedom of India. How he created many campaigns for India so that India and its people should gets freedom. See in the painting below how Mahatma Gandhi Ji combined with the people of India for the India’s freedom.
In the One Day Visit to Aga Khan Palace Pune, I came to know many things and facts about Aga Khan, Mahatma Gandhi Ji, HIs wife Kasturba Gandhi, HIs secretary Mahadev Desai and also about Sarojini Naidu.
And atlast I would like to say that if your in Pune or coming to Pune for any reason you should visit that place which is “Aga Khan Palace” and definitely you will gane some knowledge about our freedom history.
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