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Artists bond over painting kettles at ‘Colourful Chai’ by Lalitya Foundation

Organisers light the lamp to start the two-day Kettle Painting Workshop – Colourful Chai – at Pritamlal Dua Art Gallery in Indore.

Fine arts students, budding artists and hobbyists are having a gala time as they have gathered under one roof for a free two-day Kettle Painting Workshop (June 16 and June 17) called Colourful Chai? organised by Lalitya Foundation at Pritamlal Dua Art Gallery in Indore. The workshop has been organised in association with P for Painting and State Bank of India having Nation Next as the online media partner. Speaking about his foundation, Prasad Pimprikar, says, Inspired by art and driven by society is the vision statement of Lalitya Foundation.

Artists at the two-day Kettle Painting Workshop – Colourful Chai – at Pritamlal Dua Art Gallery in Indore.

At the workshop, artists have been provided with art material and kettles along with demonstrations and guidance by senior artist and Lalitya Foundation co-ordinator Falguni Chaitanya, who is in-charge of educating the budding artists with various kettle painting techniques. Falguni says, We are getting to see some good quality work, which will help us improve our techniques. Kettles made at this workshop shall be sold or auctioned to share the returns with the marginal sections.

Artists pose with painted kettles at the two-day Kettle Painting Workshop – Colourful Chai – at Pritamlal Dua Art Gallery in Indore.

Speaking about her experience at the workshop, Neha Sahu, says, It’s the hospitality of the organisers and my passion for art that brings me here every year. Ekta Jain, a young student of arts, also finds the exposure at the workshop very enriching.

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Nitin Gadkari graces screening of ‘Me Vasantrao’ at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari graced the special screening of Marathi movie ‘Me Vasantrao’ – a movie based on the life of Hindustani classical singer and violinist Vasantrao Deshpande.

The screening was held at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur on Sunday evening in the presence family members, friends and the cast of the movie.

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Mayor Dayashankari Tiwari kicks off polio drive in Nagpur

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Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, on Sunday, launched Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) door-to-door polio campaign drive. He, along with Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade visited Rognidan Centre in Mahal, Nagpur and inaugurated the campaign by giving polio drops to a toddler.
As per NMC officials, ten Zonal Medical Officers and Ten Health inspectors would visit every house in their respective zones, in order to vaccinate children between the ages of zero-five to immune them against polio.
NMC had recognised Sunday as the official day for polio vaccination. Under Polio Ravivar, they plan to vaccinate more than three lakh kids in Nagpur. They also urged Nagpurkars to vaccinate their children at pulse Polio Booths near their homes from 8 am- 5 pm, on Sunday.
NMC Standing Committee Chief, Corporator Vijay Zalke spoke to Nation Next regarding this campaign and said, This year’s polio drive is going to be bigger than last year. We are planning to vaccinate around 3- 3.15 lakh kids. NMC is bearing the cost of infrastructure and execution. The state government provided us with the doses.
He further stated that there were special teams to vaccinate the homeless during night. ?When it comes to the health of Nagpurkars, money is not a factor we should think about, said Zalke when asked about NMC’s current financial crunch.
As per Zalke, vaccination facility would also be available in slums,, factory areas and other outskirts of Nagpur.

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Congress legislator caught watching porn in Karnataka Assembly

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Congress leader Prakash Rathod, on Friday, was caught on camera while allegedly scrolling through few adult content clips in the State Assembly. This turned out to be a huge embarrassment for both, Congress and Rathod as regional channels aired the video, in which he was ?caught in the act.
The MLC member was present in the house during the proceedings of the legislative council. While the house was in session, Rathod was watching adult content on his smartphone.
However, he threw these charges under the bus and said, I was looking for materials for a question I wanted to ask the government in question hour.
?When I was looking for question material, I deleted too many messages as my phone storage was full. What the media has shown or seen, I don’t know. I would never do such things or see such things, he added.
This was not the first time in Karnataka that such an incident had happened. Back in 2012, three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were caught on camera allegedly watching adult content in the State Assembly. Following the scandal, they resigned from the state government due to public embarrassment.

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