Aligarh, April 30:
Aligarh Muslim University’s Moinuddin Ahmad Art Gallery recently inaugurated an Art Exhibition organized by Virasat, an NGO, working for the conservation of Indian natural and cultural art heritage.
The exhibition displayed works of famous artists including Mr Khursheed Alam and Mr Hari Shankar Balothia from Jaipur. The exhibition also contained works of Aligarh based artists, Mr Mohd Yaseen and Mr Afzal Ahmad. The later is a teacher of fine arts, known for art of calligraphy and is Virasat’s General Secretary.Virasat had earlier organized its first National Calligraphy Exhibition inaugurated by Mr Nadeem Hussain, Chief Executive Officer of Marque Impex in Moradabad.
The AMU Training and Placement Officer (General) Mr Saad Hameed introduced the guests in the inaugural program, which was attended by a large gathering of AMU students, AMU’s ABK High School students and Blossoms School students.Dr Badar Jahan, Coordinator, Moinuddin Ahmad Art Gallery, appreciated the efforts of Virasat for organizing the exhibition and expressed hope for more such activities.
Virasat’s initiative of Art Exhibition in AMU was also lauded by Dr Abbas Niazi, Principal, AMU, A B K High School. The organizers of the Exhibition honoured all the artists for their contributions in the Exhibition in particular and in the field of art in general. Ms Sheeba Mashkoor coordinated the programme and President of Virasat, Ms Bushra Nasim proposed the vote of thanks.