Ranchi, February 4: The meaningful efforts of chief minister Hemant Soren has resulted in opportunity for tribal artists to present their talents on global platform.
Dr Ramdayal Munda Tribal Welfare Research Institute organized the second edition of tribal folk painting camp with the aim of bringing tribal painters from all over the country on one platform and give them an opportunity to present their multifaceted talent to the world. An exhibition of their creation was held at Ranchi from February 4-6.
Director of Dr. Ramdayal Munda Tribal Welfare Research Institute Ranendra Kumar informed that the second tribal and folk painter camp was organized from January 28 to February 3 at Patratu in Ramgarh district. Traditional painters from different states across the country participated in this camp and gave the message of unity in diversity through their paintings.
Ranendra Kumar said that for the first time in this tribal and folk painter camp, painters from North-East states like Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Assam and Tripura also participated and created their magic of colour.
The bureaucrat informed that apart from this, Acharyas from tribal community who are teaching painting in Shanti Niketan, West Bengal, Banaras Hindu University and other universities also participated in the camp this time.
Ranendra Kumar further informed that the exhibition of paintings made by the painters participating in the second tribal and folk painting camp has been organized at Audrey House from February 4 to February 6 at Ranchi.
More than 70 artists from Kerala to Ladakh, Gujarat to Nagaland Tribal and folk painters participated in this seven day camp. A series of paintings of Bhagwan Birsa Munda has been displayed at the exhibition. Through colors the painters have presented different colors of the life of Lord Birsa Munda.
Jharkhand food civil supplies and consumer affairs department secretary Himani Pandey participated in this two-day exhibition today and encouraged the artists.