About Us

The Vande Mataram Memorial is a humble and yet the most ambitious offering of the Ashapura Group to the nation. The Memorial is a non-profit institution that seeks to immortalize the most momentous episodes in India's freedom struggle from the revolt of 1857 right up to the country's Independence in 1947.

The museum complex is situated near Bhuj in Kutch, Gujarat. over 12 acres of land; the primary structure of the museum admeasuring over 100,000 square feet is modelled on the likeness of the "Sansad Bhavan" (the Indian Parliament Building) and was constructed over 4 years with a mélange of inputs from prominent historians, architects, sculptors and artists. A secondary structure of 50,000 sq.ft modelled on the Agra Fort, contains a special gallery of freedom fighters from Gujarat, an Auditorium, a library and a food court. This is a one-of-its-kind sui generis monument in the world.

Vande Mataram Memorial

The Vande Mataram Memorial highlights the significant events in our freedom struggle. The memorial immortalizes 17 crucial episodes of India’s freedom struggle with the technology of 4D projections. It takes 90 minutes to visit the complete museum.

Hiralaxmi Craft Park

A vision to restore, preserve and promote the arts of Kutch and making them accessible to people. The Park is bridge between the artisans & buyers; the response from them is overwhelming.

Yellow Fort

The yellow fort is the replica of the Red Fort in Delhi, which includes the Gandhi Ashram (Selfie Point), Gujarat freedom fighter gallery.

Gandhi Samadi

A huge Idol of Mahatma Gandhi is placed in the Park in a meditating look with charkha at the back.

Vintage Car Selfie Point

An old Vintage car has been put in the park with Gandhiji seating in it, a perfect selfie point for all generations.

Gyarah Murthy

A huge Idols are put in the park with Gandhiji and his followers following him

Vertical Garden

A symbol of peace with birds flying on it

Mughal Garden

It’s a replica of Mughal Garden which is located in Delhi

Auditorium Hall

A multi-functional Auditorium Hall, with seating partially surrounding the stage, is ideally suited to conferences, concerts and cultural activities. Perfect for hosting events of a varying scale; concerts, private functions with seating for 110 viewers.

Cafeteria

A fine dining restaurant that takes you back to the ancient era. With interiors set to impress and a cuisine, this venue is fit for Royalty, which works out to 80 seats.

Bharat Mata Idol

One of India’s largest Idol of 30 Ft and weighing more than 30 tons is placed in the centre of the Memorial.

Episodes

Vande Mataram museum takes the visitor through the journey of independence. The experience and story is relived during the whole tour in museum, depicated through episodes of the Indian independence.

1608

Arrival of Britishers

Arrival of the British and the establishment of British East India Company was the outcome of the Portuguese traders who earn enormous profit by selling their merchandise in india.

1608

Jehangir Darbar

This magnificient painting, a masterpiece from the Jahangir Nama, is a brilliant depiction of a fully orchestrated Mughal Darbar (kings court)

1857

Viplav-Revolt

The First War of Independence! It was the first rebellion against the East India Company which took the massive form.

1893

Emergence of Gandhi- Pretoria train incident

The emergence of Gandhi played a pivotal role in the history of Indian Nationalism. Since from this began the independence revolution against the Britishers.

1905

Bengal Partition

The Partition of Bengal was a truly defining event in the history of Bengal.

1919

Jallianwala Baug Massacre

One of the worst political crimes of the twentieth century was committed in Punjab during 1919, that became a turning point in India’s struggle for freedom.

1928

Bardoli Satyagrah

The Bardoli (Surat, Gujarat) move ment was a no-tax movement. The Bardoli satyagraha of the peasants was the child of the non-coop eration movement started by Gandhiji.

1928

Simon Go Back

Routine scholarship sometimes fails to capture the thrill of critical moments. The “Simon Go Back” agitation of 1928 is a case in point. It was the first all-India struggle after the non-cooperation movement.

1929

Parliament Bombing

8 April 1929, is when Bhagat Singh marched into the Parliament with Batukeshwar Dutt, bombed the assembly in session and yelled the infamous words " Inquilab Zindabad", in hopes of earning the freedom that India would get, 18 years later.

1930

Round Table Conference

The three Round Table Conferences of 1930–32 were a series of conferences organized by the British Government to discuss constitutional reforms in India.

1930

Salt Satyagraha

Salt March, also called Dandi March or Salt Satyagraha, major nonviolent protest action in India led by Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi in March–April 1930 was the spark that ignited the flames of the Freedom Movement.

1931

Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh

On 23rd March 1931, India witnessed the sacrifice of three of its most influential and popular revolutionaries. As we pay homage to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on their 84th martyrdom anniversary on this day.

1942

Quit India Movement

Gandhi moved people by proclaiming “every Indian who desires freedom and strives for it, must be his own guide ..”. “Let every Indian consider himself to be a free man”, Gandhi declared in his fiery “Do or Die” speech, the day the Quit India Movement was declared.

1943

Azad Hind Sena

The Azad Hind Fauj, with the slogan of 'Delhi Chalo' and the salutation Jai Hind was a source of inspiration to Indians, inside and outside the country.

1947

Transfer of Power

The transfer of power in 1947 was only the final stage of a continuing historical process, of the whole independence journey.

1947

Indian Independence

On 15 August India celebrates its independence day by paying tribute to all the national heroes for their sacrifice..

Facade Show

Facade show is grand show with full of lights and sound effects with the help of high technology projectors. Its 12 minutes of an open air show after sunset.