New Delhi : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday visited the Indian National Army (INA) memorial in the capital and expressed his concern at the poor maintenance of the museum and its premises.
Manmohan Singh visited the memorial at Salimgarh in the Red Fort complex following a news report regarding its shabby condition.
He walked around the campus and visited the rooms in which INA detainees were kept as well as the museum where several photographs are displayed.
"The prime minister expressed his concern at the poor upkeep of the museum and premises," a prime minister's office (PMO) statement said Tuesday.
The PMO has been instructed to direct the concerned ministry to take necessary action.
At the entrance to the memorial, the words "Swatantrata Sainani Smarak" (freedom fighters memorial) are embossed on a plaque. Inside, items and weapons used by the INA in its struggle against the British are displayed.