Smriti Irani inaugurates exhibition on Gandhi at Delhi IGNCA

Smriti Irani inaugurates exhibition on Gandhi at Delhi IGNCA

New Delhi: Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani on Saturday inaugurated an exhibition 'Revisiting Gandhi: The Art of Shelly Jyoti' at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts here on the occasion of 'Gandhi Parv' being celebrated across the nation. Speaking at the event, Ms Irani appreciated the efforts of IGNCA for making such an excellent exhibition possible. Appreciating the exemplary Art work by Shelly Jyoti, she said that the exhibition translated the artist's concepts and designs through India's unique craft techniques and traditions.

The exhibition organised as part of Gandhi Parv, the 150 years birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, realises what Gandhi inspired and put into action, self-transformation, with the ultimate goal of the total transformation of society, is an ongoing and ever-present process. The artworks have focussed on Gandhi's idea of nation-building, to create moral and peaceful societies.

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