An art exhibition on the theme of “Mahatma Gandhi” was organized at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal, Kathmandu to mark the 152nd birth anniversary of Gandhi. Nearly two dozen art works done by noted artists were on dis play at the show.
Senior artists, Ragini Upadhyaya, Vijaya Thapa, I.B. Malla Sunita Rana, Uma Shankar Shah, Rajan Pant, Mahendra Rai among others showcased their art works on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion noted artist Ragini Upadhyaya said, “The present day world needs to move on the path shown by Gandhi as we have experiencing violence and terror in almost every part of the world.”
Gandhi was not only an Indian leader, but he was a great man of the world, who fought for freedom and the upliftment of the marginalized people, remarked senior artist Vijaya Thapa. Prof. Jayaraj Acharya, former Nepalese ambassador to China and Charge de’ affairs of Indian Embassy Namgya Khampa jointly inaugurated the five-day exhibition on Saturday. The exhibition organised by Shivata Love Foundation with the support of BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation, will be thrown open to the public from October 3 to 8. Struggle for Freedom’ on the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi was screened and a quiz competition on Mahatma Gandhi was also organised at the Nepal-Bharat Library.