Iconic Week by Ministry of Information of I&B ends
   Date :01-Sep-2021

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 Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur and others at the event.
Business Bureau :
‘ICONIC Week’- the week-long celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has come to a close yesterday. The celebrations which began on August 23 saw an enthusiastic participation by all Media Units of the Ministry. The most notable feature of the week was the inauguration of e-Photo exhibition “Making of the Constitution” and virtual poster exhibition “[email protected]” by Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur along with Union Ministers G. Kishan Reddy, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Dr L. Murugan and Meenakshi Lekhi.
During the week Doordarshan network showcased a series of documentaries such as “Netaji”, “Merger of princely states”, etc. Popular Indian films such as “Razi” were also telecast. NFDC organised a film festival on its OTT platform www.cinemasofindia.com screening a specially curated bouquet of films such as “Island City ”, “Crossing Bridges” etc. Regional News Units of DD and AIR aired special stories on freedom fighters, places and events of historic importance as part of their daily bulletins and as special programmes. Several Community Radio Stations too pitched in and aired special programmes. Various aspects were highlighted in these programmes including exceptional contribution, sacrifices of freedom fighters and unsung heroes of freedom struggle.