Four-day art fest begins in city

Four-day art fest begins in city

The winners of an inter-school painting competition in Bathinda on Thursday. Tribune photo

Painting competition organised on Day 1

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, November 28

A four-day art festival began here on Thursday.

On the first day, as many as 225 students from more than 50 schools participated in a painting competition. Ravinder Mann, principal, Dasmesh School, inaugurated the competition, which was based on the life and preachings of Guru Nanak Dev. The winners of the competition were felicitated with mementoes.

Later, silver coins dedicating to the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev were also launched.

Besides, a painting exhibition was also organised on the occasion.

The art festival is being organised by Sobha Singh Memorial Chitarkar Society where artists from Punjab, Haryana and other states are showcasing their paintings.

MC Commissioner Bikramjit Singh Shergill was the chief guest on Thursday. Shergill saw paintings displayed at the exhibition and lauded the artists for their work. He also appreciated members of the society for organising the event.

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