Kala Kumbh

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    • Recently, the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) celebrated ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ with Kala Kumbh.

    About Kala Kumbh

    • It is an artist workshop for painting scrolls measuring approximately 750 metres, representing the tales of valour of unsung heroes of India’s freedom movement.
      •  The works of art done on the gigantic scrolls will form an integral part of the Republic Day celebrations 2022, marking a unique collaboration between the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Defence.
    • The scrolls reflect traditional forms of art as well as contemporary expressions, which showcase the essence of the rich cultural and artistic heritage of India  
    • These have been diligently researched upon and painted enthusiastically by more than five hundred artists spread over two locations, Odisha and Chandigarh 
    • Aim:
      •  It is intended to inspire people about the rich national heritage and legacy of Bharat in its true sense.

    Source: PIB