Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori on Saturday honoured renowned sculptor Basudeb Biswas for his valuable contribution in the promotion of art and culture in Jalandhar for past several years and handed over a cheque of Rs 25000 to him.
Lauding Biswas and his sculpture work, Deputy Commissioner said that Basu Dev Biswas was making invaluable contribution in promoting sculpture, pottery and clay modeling in the district.
He also appreciated him for holding multi-dimensional sculpture workshop at Viras Vihar in which hundreds of youths participated. He said that such efforts would go a long way in promoting art in the district.
Thori, who is also the Chairman of the District Cultural and Literary Society, said that the District Cultural and Literary Society is committed to promote arts and culture in the district and such workshops would be held regularly at Virsa Vihar.
He said all these prepared sculptures would be displayed in an exhibition to be held in next month at Virsa Vihar. He said that the dates of exhibition would be notified soon.