216 Old Jail in Telangana State as Museum

216-old-jail-in-telanganaHyderabad: The Telangana is all set to contribute for paradise where the 216 old jail as museum. Cavalry barrack built by the Nizam times in RR district would transform into a first-of-its-kind museum in the country. It was constructed in 1796 by the Nizams, the jail was originally a cavalry barrack.Later, it was transformed into a jail. It could house 90 male and five female prisoners.
“Efforts are on to keep the building basic structure intact, even while giving it a new look says Director-General of police V.K.Singh, who is the brain behind the museum concept and also insisted that authorities retain the “grand old” colour of the jail. This will be a unique exhibition centre in the entire nation as this is the only jail that is being transformed to a museum”, singh said.
Around 70 members from both Telugu University and JNTU College of Fine Arts were roped in to present the jail’s past in the form of paintings. Led by Dr. Rohini, Head of the Department at JNTU College of Fine Arts, a team visited the jail few days back and made a study

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