The Indo-Bangladesh art exhibition was inaugurated in the august presence of Pandit Bickram Ghosh, actress Ushashie, artist Sunil Das, Lieutant General Raman Dhawan and cast of the upcoming Bengali film Monihara at the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata. The art exhibition was organized by Prachi Protichi.
Sixty five leading painters and sculptors of both the countries have participated in this exhibition. Some of the Indian artists who have taken part in this exhibition include Asish Rehman, Rabin Mandal, Ram Kumar Manna, Sekar Kar, Sankar Ghosh, Jatin Das, Ganesh Haloi, Bimal Kundu, Indra Duggar, Kinkar Saha, Niranjan pradhan, Thota Baikuntham, Sajal Mitra, Rup Chand Kundu and others. The artists from Bangladesh include Alokesh Ghosh, Dulal Chandra Gain, Ranjit Das, Hashem Kham, Jamal Ahmed and others.
Speaking at the occasion, Lieutant General Raman Dhawan said that this is a good way of fostering the relations between the two countries. “Art is one of the most common ways of fostering good relations and also exchanging creative ideas among the artists of the two countries”.
Paintings depicting various thoughts in different mediums were found at the exhibition. Artworks also adorned the exhibition premises.
The exhibition will continue till the 20th of January 2015.