Panaji ; Aug  27, 2014 … Department of Art and Culture in association with West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur had organized a weeklong “Chitrankan’’ – Contemporary Painters Camp which got huge response from the budding artist from Goa.  

Thirteen artists from different parts of India were participated and created the paintings on the canvas during this eight days camp.

Shri Faizi O. Hashmi, Secretary, Art and Culture was the Chief Guest. Others present were Shri Prasad Lolayekar, Director, Shri Ashok Parab, Dy. Director of Art and Culture and Shri Shri Hemant Mehta, Programme Officer.

Earlier Shri Prasad Lolayekar welcomed the gathering.

Shri Rohit Bhosle, Goa and Dr. Seema Devi from Puducherry expressed their views about the camp. Shri Faizi O. Hashmi admired the paintings. He spoke about the cause towards organizing Chitrankan a Contemporary Painters Camp to promote and develop modern art in the state and facilitate in exchange of cultural values and identity of different  states of the country

The thirteen artists from different parts of India who attended the camp were Dr. Seema Devi, Puducherry, Ms. Shubha Agrahar – Allahabad, Shri Ranjan Roy – Patna, Bihar, Shri Subha Basu – Kolkata, Ms. Sonal Varshneya – Sant Nagar, Ms. Dimple Chandat – Udaipur, Shri Gauri Shankar Jangid – Jaipur, Shri Ganpat N. Bhadke –  Maharashtra, Shri Giriraj Kadia – Ahmadabad, Shri Ashwani Kumar Verma – Hoshiarpur, Shri Subhash Shorey – Chandigarh, Shri Rohit Bhosle – Goa and Shri Diptej D.S. Vernekar – Goa. All were presented with certificate and memento at the hands of Chief Guest.

Ms. Sidhi Upadhye compered the function. Deputy Director Shri Ashok Parab proposed vote of thanks.