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Exhibition of paintings on secularism at Chaitya Bhoomi

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

On the eve of the 63rd death anniversary of icon Dr Ambedkar, a two-day exhibition of paintings based on the theme of secularism was inaugurated at at in central on Wednesday.

Lakhs of followers of Dr Ambedkar from various parts of the country visit on on December 6 every year.

The Secular Movement, has organised this exhibition to mark the day.

More than 30 paintings of noted artists, including Pramodbabu Ramteke, Moggalani Shravasti, Prakash Bhise, Dilip Badhe, Farooque Nadaf and others, are on display.

"The theme of the painting exhibition is secularism. Only secularism can stop the communal paranoia that is rising in the society these days," said Gautamiputra Kamble, of

Painters from Kolhapur, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, and have showcased their art at the exhibition, he said.

Bharat Shelke, retired of police and vice of the organisation said, "After the exhibition, the will also bring together at least 1,000 artists from across the country under the banner of 'Artists Against Communalism' and they will display secularism through their paintings.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 16:50 IST