Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Mobile Railway Museum has been gaining popularity among the students after its launching.
It does not have to be visited in any particular district or city, rather the museum itself will go to the station nearest to your home and thr common people will get a chance to see it for free.
In the fully air-conditioned and well-furnished railway room, the history of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is growing up and working life will be seen in phases. History of Liberation War will be seen through video and audio.
The Museum is decorated with spectacular lighting and beautiful interiors. A flower garden has been created on a small scale. When visiting the station, visitors can enter it daily from morning to evening.
The journey of this Museum started from August 1, the month of killing of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by his own family.
Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan inaugurated the Museum at Gopalganj station. On the other hand, information minister. Hashan Mahmud inaugurated the Bangabandhu Museum of Bangladesh Railway at Chittagong Railway Station at 5 pm that day.
The visionary of this Museum is Additional Director General (Rolling Stock) of Railway Manzu-Ul Alam Chowdhury.
He told The Country Today that this is the first mobile railway museum in the history of railways. A broad gauge and a meter gauge coach are equipped with the highest technology. The historical life of the father of the nation, the Liberation War and the flow of struggle events from 1920 to 1975 have been highlighted in the museum. Ordinary visitors will see Bangabandhu pictures, speeches and various aspects of his life by touching the touch screen.
It has been seen on the surface, visitors will get to know the childhood days of the father of the nation by entering this mobile museum which was built with a period of about one and a half years. Bangabandhu’s student life, growing up, becoming a leader of the masses through the struggle for human rights and his contribution as one of the organizers of the language movement have been highlighted.
In addition, the images of indescribable torture in the struggle for rights, the tragic documents of false cases and imprisonment, the mass uprising of 1969 against the then Pakistan government, the great liberation war of 1971, the desired independence, the various steps taken in the reconstruction of the war-torn newly independent Bangladesh.
Each video is composed of video and still images. A large LED at one end of the coach broadcasts important speeches, theme songs and other songs composed on Bangabandhu, including the historic March 7 speech of the father of the nation. The air-conditioned museum has a book shelf emblazoned with Jai Bangla slogans.
Regarding the museum, Bangladesh Railway Director General Birendranath Majumdar said that through the mobile railway museum, common people across the country will get a chance to know Bangabandhu.
About the museum, Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said, on the centenary of Bangabandhu’s birth, the initiative of a mobile railway museum has been taken to show Bangabandhu’s autobiography, ideals, sacrifice and patriotism to the common people. This railway museum will spread the work and political life of Bangabandhu from his birth to his death and his sacrifices to the general public at stations in different parts of the country.
Where and when will the museum be?
According to the schedule, there will be a museum at Chittagong railway station in the eastern part of the railway, Sitakunda station will be from August 7 to 9, Chinkiastana station will be from August 9 to 11, Feni
Junction will be from 11 to 15 August, Gunavati station will be from 14 to 17 August, Nangalkot station will be from 16 to 19 August, Laksam Junction will be from 18 to 23 August, Chaumuhani station will be from 24 to 25 August, Maijdicourt station will be from 26 to 27 August,Noakhali Station will be from 28 to 29 August, Chandpur Station will be from 30 August to 1 September, Comilla Station will be from 2 to 4 November, Akhaura Station will be from 5 to 8 November, Brahmanbaria Station will be from 9 to 10 November, Bhairab Station will be from 11 to 12 November, Narsingdi Station will be from November 13 to 14, Tongi Junction will be from November 15 to 16 and Cantonment station will be from November 17 to 18. On the other hand, another coach will be at Gopalganj station of Western Railway, Bhatiapara Ghat station will be from August 9 to 10, Madukhali Junction will be from August 12 to 13, Rajbari station will be from August 15 to 17, Faridpur station will be from August 19 to 20, Pangsha It will be at the station from 22 to 23 August, at Kumarkhali station from 25 to 26 August, at Kalukhali Junction from 28 to 29 August, at Kushtia station from 30 to 31 August, at Khulna station from 2 to 7 November, at Daulatpur station from 9 to 10 November, Noapara station will be from 12 to 13 November, Jessore station will be from 15 to 18 November, Benapole station will be from 20 to 21 November, Navaran station will be from 22 to 23 November, Mubarakganj station will be from 25 to 26 November, Darshana station will be from 28 to 29 November and Chuadanga station Will be till 30 November.