Lucknow jail museum depicts journey of prisons

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Jail Museum
Jail Museum

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 4 (ANI): In a first, a Jail Museum set up in 2018 in the state capital Lucknow depicts the journey of prisons since the 18th century.

"From manuscripts, letters of freedom fighters, handcuffs to prisoners' utensils, and a lot more is on display here", said Anand Kumar, Director General, Uttar Pradesh Prisons Head Quarter, Lucknow.

"The jails are here in the state from the 18th century and UP is the only state where a jail museum has been set up. We have tried to maintain the history of our heritage from the 18th century to date. It takes visitors back in time and acquaints them with history," Kumar told to ANI.

Entrance is free and many students from educational institutions visit the museum from time to time along with other visitors. (ANI)

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