June 16: Bihar is soon going to have a new theme park and museum dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh. Bihar government has allotted an amount of INR 13.38 crore towards the development of this creative park and museum. Prakash Kunj located at Patna is a designated destination for this theme park.
The theme park and museum has been planned to commemorate the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. Previously, the project was planned to be initiated in 2020, however, got time and again delayed given the Covid-induced lockdown. The park and museum will be located at Prakash Kunj where its plan will cover a 10-acres area at Patna Sahib.
It will be having an auditorium, 2 exhibition halls and galleries as well. The theme park and museum will display the life of Guru Gobind Singh via plaque, sculptures, graphics, paintings and audio visuals. Other than this, the museum will include items belonging to Guru Gobind Singh such as costumes, and pens among others.
An exhibition hall will be solely dedicated to show the life, struggles and contributions of all Sikh Gurus and an another hall will focus on the Guru himself. The visitors will also be able to witness miniature versions of the famous 5 places related to the life of Guru.
According to the Bihar Tourism Minister, Narayan Prasad, “This structure was planned on 350th Prakash Parv of the 10th Sikh Guru. The government decided to have a museum and theme park where one can witness the life and works of Guru Gobind Singh and other Sikh Gurus.”