Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated a grand wall mural of Mahatma Gandhi constituted of 2,975 clay kulhads (earthen cups) at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad on Sunday, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) mentioned.
The mural, commissioned by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), was put together by 75 potters brought to Ahmedabad from across the country.
Shah, dedicated Mahatma Gandhi’s Mural to the nation today, in the august presence of Minister of MSME, Narayan Rane, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel, Minister of State for MSME, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Chairman KVIC, Vinai Kumar Saxena and other dignitaries.
The mural, measuring 100 sq. meters, has been created by arranging kulhads on an aluminum sheet to kind the Mahatma’s visage, mentioned the official. It can be solely the second of its type within the nation, the KVIC official mentioned, including that the primary one is put in at Palika Kendra in New Delhi.
In 2018, the KVIC had put in a big chrome ‘steel charkha’ (spinning wheel) at Sabarmati Riverfront, which too was inaugurated by Shah.
India observes Martyrs’ Day every year on January 30 to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and to honour his contribution towards the freedom of the country.