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Maharashtra Governor Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Lok Sabha MP Gopal Shetty and Lalit Kala Akademi Chairman Dr. Uttam Pacharne rewarded 5 painters with a reward of Rs 2 lakh each

Maharashtra Governor Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Lok Sabha MP Gopal Shetty and Lalit Kala Akademi Chairman Dr. Uttam Pacharne rewarded 5 painters with a reward of Rs 2 lakh each

Exhibition of world class artists will run till December 13 in Jehangir Art Gallery

To commemorate the Amrit Mahotsav of India’s independence, the “Second International Print Biennial India” has been organized by Lalit Kala Akademi at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai till December 13, 2021, in which 149 works of artists from India and abroad have been displayed.

Out of these hundreds of paintings, 5 artworks were selected for the award by the jury members and five artists were awarded by Chief Guest, Maharashtra Governor Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Guest of Honor Gopal Shetty, Lok Sabha MP and Lalit Kala Akademi Chairman Dr. Uttam Pacharne. was awarded. Professor Jaiprakash Jagtap was given the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The grand program started with the national anthem at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. A 1-minute silence was observed here to pay tribute to the country’s first CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other army officers who died in a helicopter crash.

To commemorate the birth centenary year of artist Somnath Hor, a book written on his biography was released.

After that, the Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi, Dr. Uttam Pacharne, while addressing all the people here said that congratulations to all the winning artists. For more than 60 years, Lalit Kala Akademi has been striving for the promotion of arts and artists through its art programs, activities and schemes. The International Print Biennial is one such effort, through which national and international level printing artists are provided a platform for performing arts. Chhapakala is famous all over the world. This genre has its own importance in the country and abroad, so through the organization of this biennial, the Akademi has been providing an international platform to the artists of Chhapakala. Right now this exhibition is till 13th December, art lovers should buy these paintings and encourage the artists because till these paintings are not sold then how will the livelihood of the artists work. Understanding their pain, we have given 5 awards of 2 lakhs today.

Here 5 painters were awarded a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh each by the jury. All the winners were awarded with certificates, shawls and trophies at the hands of Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The names of those 5 lucky painters are Jagdishwar Rao, Chandrashekhar Vasantrao Waghmare, Durgadas Garai, Sushma Yadav, Mohammad Fakhrul Islam Majumdar. Apart from these, 12 more painters were awarded the honour.

MP Gopal Shetty said here that it was a pleasure to come to such a program. thanks all. If we want to advance art, then we have to increase the courage of the artists. The program organized by Uttam Pacharne ji to give prize money to the artists is indeed a compliment. My best wishes to all the award winning painters.

Maharashtra Governor Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari said that fine art is a big thing. To understand art, it is necessary to have art within yourself. There is some art in all of us. Gopal Shetty is a politician, it is also an art. The artist creates something after a lot of penance. I would tell the artists to come and put their soul in the field of art. Uttam ji is a great person and keeps doing good work. Congratulations to all the artists, I wish you all the best.

 

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