The exhibit spans the life of Jawaharlal Nehru from the time he returned to India from England and entered the Indian political scene and struggle, to how he led his country after becoming the first Prime Minister of India. His time in politics and as a man of undying human spirit has been shown using archival photographs, words from his own writings and his voice, which can be heard through some of his speeches.
Concept, Design and Execution: Nupur Mathur & Sourav Brahmachari
'Tryst with Destiny,' a speech made the day Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India can be heard on these headphones, while looking at the amazing photograph of him addressing thousands at the Red Fort.
We recreated the feeling of being behind bars for the time that Nehru spent in jail.
Added up, he spent more than 9 years in prison.
This speech was made after Mahatma Gandhi died.
Below are some of the exhibition panels...