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JAMMU: Governor N.N Vohra inaugurated 3rd International Art Exhibition organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Centre for Creative Arts (JKCCA) at the Kala Kendra here on Saturday.
Governor went round the exhibition and evinced keen interest in the paintings done by artists from Bangladesh, Turkey, USA, Russia and from various parts of India.
Complimenting the JKCCA for organising an International Art Exhibition, the Governor pointed to the high value of making such events a regular feature. He said that J and K is full of artistic talent and such events give them opportunity to showcase their creativity and provide the opportunity to the people of J and K to view fine works of art.
Governor also pointed to the need of widely publicising these events so that much larger numbers could appreciate such art exhibitions. He also suggested instituting attractive awards for the artists in recognition of their talent.
Governor advised the Kala Kendra to buy some of the paintings exhibited during exhibitions organised here so that they could be put permanently exhibited in the galleries of the Kendra.
Priya Sethi, MoS for Culture was present on the occasion.
O.P Sharma, Director, JKCCA, Soujanya Sharma, Administrator Kala Kendra, Mohd. Yousuf Taing, former Director General Culture were among many distinguished guests present on the occasion.
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