Prasar Bharati Archives enliven PradhanMantri Sangrahalaya


In what was an honour to contribute to a great national cause, Archives of Prasar Bharati did its bit in the development of the PradhanMantri Sangrahalaya, inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi on April 14, 2022, on the occasion of 131st birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. The Museum is dedicated to create awareness about contributions of all Prime Ministers of the country.

The treasure trove of rare content of historical, political and cultural significance, Prasar Bharati Archives has contributed significantly to the cause with providing about 206 hours of Audio and 53 hours of Video content. This includes Address to Constituent Assembly (Tryst with Destiny), Broadcast to the Nation on 1st Independence Day, Oath-taking ceremony, Inauguration of Atomic Energy Establishment & Opening of the 1st Atomic Reactor, Declaration of Emergency, Address to the UN General Assembly, Non-Aligned Conference, Inauguration of Delhi Metro and much more. These priceless recordings exclusively available with the public broadcaster since 1940s were preserved and digitised in public interest by Prasar Bharati.  

This Museum will be a great knowledge center for the future generations as it will showcase the life and contributions of all Prime Ministers of India. Spread over an area of more than 10,000 square meters, the museum has exhibits related to all Indian Prime Ministers which include rare photographs, speeches, video clips, newspaper clippings, interviews and original writings. The Museum offers information in an engaging way, using cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and interactive screens.

Here’s the list of recordings given by Prasar Bharati Archives to the Museum which will further pique one’s interest in visiting the Museum.

 

Audio Content

Name of the Speaker

No. of Hours (HH:MM:SS)

Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

29:42:29

Lal Bahadur Shastri

13:55:53

Indira Gandhi

10:19:02

Morarji Desai

20:08:25

Charan Singh

06:34:32

Rajiv Gandhi

31:30:08

Vishwanath Pratap Singh

04:30:16

Chandra Shekhar

04:28:21

P.V. Narasimha Rao

22:40:14

H.D. Deve Gowda

05:31:43

I.K. Gujral

11:38:20

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

36:21:48

Manmohan Singh

08:41:35

Total

Approx 206 Hours

 

Video Content

Name of the Speaker/Video Clips/Shots

No. of Hours (HH:MM:SS)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (PM Speech)

00:06:21

P.V. Narasimha Rao
(PM Speech)

00:25:00

Chandra Shekhar

00:26:14

I.K. Gujral

01:00:31

H.D. Deve Gowda

00:21:48

Manmohan Singh

00:02:26

Morarji Desai

00:56:04

Lal Bahadur Shastri

00:30:19

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

00:36:26

Indira Gandhi

01:32:13

V.P. Singh

00:23:57

P.V. Narasimha Rao

00:31:22

Rajiv Gandhi

01:26:17

V.P. Singh

00:36:38

Indira Gandhi

08:11:00

Rajiv Gandhi

02:56:20

P.V. Narasimha Rao

00:52:46

Manmohan Singh

16:52:04

Narendra Modi

14:39:04

I.K. Gujral

00:35:53

Aapat Kal Ke Sabak
(Indira Gandhi)

00:01:29

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed –
Ghar Ke Mahaul Mein – Ek Shradhanjli

00:00:10

In-depth of the Emergency in India –
Shots of jail
 (Indira Gandhi)

00:00:18

Indira Gandhi

00:03:04

Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Independence day Celebrations – 2003

00:01:45

War shots and Address by Lal Bahadur Shastri

00:03:50

Total

Approx 53 Hours

 

More such rare and historical content is available on Prasar Bharati Archives YouTube channel. Scan the QR code below to access the Archives YouTube channel.

From among the rare audio-video content of historical, political and cultural significance available in Prasar Bharati Archives, here’s decade-wise YouTube playlists of such content starting from 1930s till 2000s.

Decade

Playlist

 

1930s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqfGcPvP14o&list=PL97ZfRkZjejJQd8XKfoDhAX_Iv32h-5yu

 

 

1940s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n9c9qdZoVI&list=PL97ZfRkZjejLA2EXa_gO4VJIqtg21T4et

 

 

1950s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOAkGtIU0Zg&list=PL97ZfRkZjejKZjtmI4-3ZsmsNYtiSj0vs

 

 

1960s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPgMZuu-7cc&list=PL97ZfRkZjejJFDr8ekjLYMJvo4b2vFQcH

 

 

1970s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBOZ_urMxEU&list=PL97ZfRkZjejI3FjN30c4H4NDcc6_W2Mm4

 

 

1980s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmxKnDi7xMY&list=PL97ZfRkZjejIXgrMm_2OvdA9EBi4516Vs

 

 

1990s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwjLzbr0Dxk&list=PL97ZfRkZjejJvPBCQxGiVUwDru4ZydyrJ

 

 

2000s

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6p75IT4_8xg&list=PL97ZfRkZjejJkq1H9oQ-u6mPXFEf557Qe

 

 

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Saurabh Singh



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