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Basohli Paintings workshop concludes

The 15 days summer workshop on Basohli Paintings conducted by Indian Art Centre under its Chief Organizer & renowned artist M.K. Wadera concluded today at Presentation Convent School, Gandhi Nagar, with the distribution of medals as encouragement prizes, certificates of participation for trainees and artist awards for the experts who imparted training.
BJP State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan and BJP senior leader Ajay Pargal were the chief guests, while Pollution Control Board Inspector Kulsoma Akhtar was the guest of honour, who distributed the certificates and prizes.
Ninety students of different age groups and drawn from various educational institutions of Jammu district were imparted training related to Basohli pattern of painting for 15 days in the summer workshop in the premises of Presentation Convent School .
Balbir Ram Rattan, while congratulating the trainees, said extracurricular activities not only sharpen the brains of the young students but it also adds an extra qualification. He said that of Indian Art Centre deserves appreciation for its efforts in preparing young artists.
Ajay Pargal also congratulated the trainees and said that during the summer holidays, the young students have utilized their time in learning additional subject and the parents cooperation in this ward has been splendid.
M.K. Wadera, while briefing about the workshop, said that Indian Art Centre has been imparting training to promote Basohli paintings as well as prepare artists in this line. He said that thousands of students have been trained by Indian Art Culture during the last over 20 years of its operations and its students have occupied very respectable and high positions in different fields, which is indeed as matter of pride.
Indian Art Centre Teacher Anju Bala conducted the proceedings of the closing ceremony while another Ritu Wadera presented vote of thanks.