Pics:PM takes tour of Bihar museum in Patna
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar took Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a tour of Bihar Museum on Saturday during PM Modi's first visit to the state since Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) returned to NDA.
PM Modi tweeted that "During my Bihar visit, CM Nitish Kumar took me to visit the Bihar Museum, which showcases the rich culture and heritage of Bihar."
Museum with international standard
The museum has been built in accordance with developed technology and broad-based vision of international standard. Courtesy: @narendramodi
Artefacts from ancient times
The museum houses a rich collection of items of art, history, and artefacts from ancient times till 1764. Bihar museum located on Bailey road, at the heart of the capital. Courtesy:@narendramodi
Museum built at cost of Rs 500 crore
The museum was dedicated to the public on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.Built at an estimated cost of Rs 500 crore. Courtesy: @narendramodi
Museum houses 3,060 artefacts
The Bihar museum displays a huge collection of about 3,060 artefacts and statues.The museum would showcase Bihar's rich history and culture to the world. Courtesy: @narendramodi