New Delhi: Vice President of India, today, Venkaiah Naidu unveiled a Grand Wall Mural of Mahatma Gandhi at NDMC Headquarter Building in New Delhi. The 150 square meters clay mural is made of ‘Kulhads’ from the hands of 150 village potters across India, who assembled to make it at Morbi in Gujarat.
The Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, Giriraj Singh and Member of Parliament, Meenakshi Lekhi also graced the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice president Venkaiah Naidu said, “I am delighted to be present here to unveil 150 sq. meter wall mural of Father of the Nation, Mahtma Gandhi, which is made of terracotta ‘kullads’. The image is a true reflection of Gandhiji’s belief in the potential of craftsmanship and village industries.”
He further said, “The magnificent creative art work of 150 potters across the nation would convey the message of truth and non-violence to not only in the country but across the world.”
The Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, Giriraj Singh said,
“I would also like to compliment #KVIC for having distributed more than 5000 electric potter wheels to Potters across the country after providing them proper training.”
MP Meenakshi Lekhi said, “It is a matter of great pride for us that at a time when the nation is celebrating #MahatmaGandhi ji’s 150th birth anniversary, the Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has decided to mark the occasion with a unique display of Gandhi ji’s image made by the potters.”