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Gigantic scrolls created under ‘Kala Kumbh’ installed at Rajpath for Republic Day celebrationsNational Rural Livelihood Mission

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 21, Jan 2022
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The gigantic and spectacular scrolls created under the unique initiative ‘Kala Kumbh’ have now been installed at the Rajpath for the Republic Day 2022 celebrations. These scrolls analyse the potential of art to express National pride and excellence with varied forms of art from diverse geographical locations of the country. These have been diligently researched upon and painted enthusiastically by more than five hundred artists who participated in special workshops or ‘Kala Kumbh’ at two locations, Odisha and Chandigarh.
Secretary, Culture Govind Mohan today visited Rajpath and inspected the installations.
Briefing mediapersons, Mr Mohan said that as the country celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the 750 metre long scrolls are a unique initiative of Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Defence. The magnificent scrolls have been painted by local artists drawn from different regions and largely portray the tales of valour of unsung heroes of freedom struggle. The varied art forms of these artists are also reflected in the scrolls which have been brought together on a single platform in the true spirit of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat. He further said that after Republic Day, the scrolls will be taken to different parts of the country and exhibited there as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Sources : News on AIR