Mahatma Gandhi’s Mural Made From Kulhad Cups Unveiled By Amit Shah in Ahmedabad. See Pics
The grand wall mural of Mahatma Gandhi made from 2,975 clay kulhads (earthen cups) is set to be unveiled in Gujarat's Ahmedabad by Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday.
New Delhi: The grand wall mural of Mahatma Gandhi made from 2,975 clay kulhads (earthen cups) was unveiled in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad by Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday. The event, which marked the 74th Martyrs’ Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary, was also attended attended by Union MSME Minister Narayan Rane and Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel.
The mural of Mahatma Gandhi, commissioned by the KVIC, was put together by 75 potters brought in Ahmedabad from across the country. The KVIC has undertaken Kumbhar Sashaktikaran Programme for empowering potters, he said. Amit Shah Shah also distributed electric pottery wheels to members of the potter community from his Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency on this occasion.
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Mahatma Gandhi’s Mural Made From ‘Kulhads’ | Key Points
- Around 75 potters were brought to Ahmedabad to put together the mural wall of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, made from 2,975 clay kulhads.
- The mural, measuring 100 square meters, has been created by arranging kulhads on an aluminum sheet to form the Mahatma’s visage, said the official.
- It will be only the second of its kind in the country, the KVIC official said, adding that the first one is installed at Palika Kendra in New Delhi.
- In 2018, the KVIC had installed a large stainless steel `charkha’ (spinning wheel) at Sabarmati Riverfront, which too was inaugurated by Shah.
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