On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Indian independence, known as Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, and the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, 75 artists from Nagpur city painted three roads leading to Gandhi Sagar Lake, telling the storey of pre- and post-independence through their paintings.
On Sunday, artists carved artwork on the road between the Raman Science Centre, Tata Parsi and Lokmanya School, and the Lokmanya Tilak Statue and Gandhigate.
Strictly adhering to Covid-19 protocol, 25-25 artists were allowed to paint on three routes. Since the event was well planned, there was no hin drance in the movement of traffic. Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari had inaugurated the programme. MLC Praveen Datke, MLA Vikas Kumbhare, Shraddha Pathak, Sanjay Balpande, Govindrao Kirde and Suresh Kirde were present.
The painters started the programme by writing Vande Mataram, Jai Hind, Bharat Mata Ki Jai slogans on the canvas. 75 artists from the city made paintings related to free dom on 75 meters of the canvas.
Mayor Tiwari said that the paintings by the painters will be put on dis play on the touristic sites of the city so that citizens could get inspiration from the freedom.