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Education Minister Aruna Chaudhary Inaugurates 7th All India Women Artists Contemporary Art Exhibition 2018

Brings To Light Significant Contribution By Women In Every Sector; Exhorts Them To Follow Their Dreams

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Chandigarh , 19 Mar 2018

"The Punjab Government under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has given prominence to women in each sphere and  the 50 percent reservation to women in the Urban Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions is a clear cut proof of that." These views were  expressed here today at Museum of Fine Arts, Panjab University Chandigarh by the Education Minister, Punjab, Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary on the occasion  of inaugurating Artscapes 7th All India Women Artists Contemporary Art Exhibition, 2018. The exhibition would continue till 28th March.The minister  further said that women in today's era are making a mark in every sphere of life which bodes well for the holistic development of the society. The  minister also said that Artscapes deserves to be applauded for encouraging the artistic talent of women whether it's related to Painting, Sculptures or  Photography. Describing such exhibitions as a perfect platform for making the budding artist present in every women blossom, Mrs. Chaudhary  emphasised holding of such initiatives on regular intervals.Mrs. Chaudhary on the occasion also gave away prizes to the women artists in several  categories and encouraged them to follow their dreams. The minister also visited the exhibition and profusely praised the exceptional work done by the  artists.Among others present on the occasion included MLA Bassi Pathana Mr. Gurpreet Singh GP, Dean of University Instruction, Panjab University,  Chandigarh Mrs. Meenakshi Malhotra, Chairman of the Department of Fine Arts Mr. Tirthankar Bhattacharya, Principal Promoter Artscapes Suraj Mukhi  Sharma, Secretary Artscapes Simrat Sharma, Syndicate and Senate Member of Panjab University Mr. Dayal Partap Singh Randhawa and Honorary  Co-ordinator Artscapes Anjali S. Aggarwal.


Tags: Aruna Chaudhary , Gurpreet Singh GP



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