Batala:To honour freedom fighters, who sacrificed their lives for the country to gain independence, a local lad from Batala , Padam Kohli, donated his blood to an eminent painter to make paintings which were displayed at Shahed Art gallery.
Speaking on the occasion, Kolhi said that it was the first art gallery in the entire district, where as many as 90 pictures of martyrs, who laid down their lives to earn freedom for the country. The pictures of Rani Lakhsmi Bhai, Chander Shekhar Azad, Shaahed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev, Udam Singh, Kartara Singh Sarabha, Lal Lajpat Rai, Veer Hahikat Rai and Sati Lakhshmi Devi attracted the audience.
President of Dainik Prathna Sabha, an organization that took the initiate to construct the art gallery, Mahasha Gokul Chand said that the motive behind this art gallery is to create awareness among future generations.
“We contacted Delhi based eminent artist, Gursharan Singh, whose paintings had been displayed in Lal Qila at Delhi. Later, one of our society member Padam Kolhi asked Gursharan Singh to use his blood for paintings and it took 4 months to paint as many as 90 pictures of freedom fighters,” Chand added.
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