Lifeless almond-eyed women with twisted limbs, reduced to lines and dots in colour blocks take viewers of Pawan Kumar Raparya’s show: “Saga of Life” to our despirited way of life. The show, organised by city-based Artdot, was opened on Thursday evening by Mr Sukhwinder Pal Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner.
— Photo by S.S. Chopra
Dalit Christians resent quota denial
Perturbed over denial of reservation benefits to them, the Diocese of the city have demanded that Dalit Christians should be accorded reservation benefits in Punjab on the lines of states of Uttar Pradesh and Kerala.
Martyrs widows speak
Rajvinder Kaur’s elder daughter Gulgul was three while the younger one Baani was barely four months when her husband, Capt Mandeep, was killed in the Kargil war. “I was married for just five years and it just came as a shock. At that time, I was so shattered that I did not want to live. But when I saw the innocent faces of my two daughters, I realised that I had an important responsibility to shoulder”, she recalled.
Making dolls out of waste
Eklavya School conducted a workshop on “Learning disabilities and difficulties”. It was conducted by Mr Anuj Dada and Ms Anjali Dada, parents of Dhananjay of nursery. They said autism was a developmental disorder in which children failed to respond to their name and often avoided eye contact with other