A new theme park and museum dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh is to come up in Bihar. A sum of INR 13.38 crore has been allotted by the Bihar government towards the development of this theme park and museum. Patna’s Prakash Punj is the designated destination for this theme park. The theme park and museum has been planned to commemorate the 350th birth anniversary of the Guru.
The project was originally supposed to have been completed in 2020, but got delayed due to the lockdown. According to the Bihar Tourism Minister, Narayan Prasad, “This structure was planned on 350th Prakash Parv of the 10th Sikh Guru. 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.”
Prakash Punj, the location of the museum and theme park covers a 10 acre area at Patna Sahib. It will have two exhibition halls, an auditorium, and even galleries.
The theme park and museum will display the life of Guru Gobind Singh through paintings, plaque, sculpture, graphics, and audio-visual. The museum will include items belonging to the Guru, such as pens, costumes, and more. An entire exhibition hall will be dedicated to the life of all Sikh Gurus, and another will focus on Guru Gobind Singh.
Visitors will also be able to see miniature versions of the five places that are related to the Guru’s life. This means, you will be able to see the Gurudwaras of Nanded Sahib, Takhta Shri Keshgar Sahib, Takhta Shri Hemkund Sahib, Patna Sahib, and Takhta Shri Patna Sahib.