World of Mahatma Gandhi – International Painting Competition

Khula Aasmaan and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) had organised a special international painting competition to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The theme for this international art competition was “World of Mahatma Gandhi”. We are happy to present select paintings from this prestigious painting competition.

Select Paintings from “World of Mahatma Gandhi”

The participants to this international painting competition were invited to draw and paint on a wide range of subjects related to the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. They depicted important events in the life of the Mahatma.  Through their art, they also featured Mahatma’s vision, philosophy and ideas on subjects as diverse as rural development, swadeshi, khadi, women empowerment, cleanliness and many other subjects dear to the Mahatma.  See these 29 select paintings shortlisted from all the entries received. The artworks are listed alphabetically (sorted on the artist name) :

 

Akank Nalawade, Satara, Maharashtra, India

 

Anastasiia Semenova, Morozovsky, Rostov Region, Russia

 

Aniket Raj, Motihari, Bihar, India

 

Aritra Dey, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

 

Arya Rajesh Poolakanda, Madikeri, Karnataka, India

 

Bandita Mahanta, Nalco Nagar, Odisha, India

 

Dalyvone Sounthavong, Vientiane, Laos

 

Deeva Abraham, Pune, Maharashtra, India

 

Dibya Lochan Mahanta, Kendujhar, Odisha, India

 

Hajidha Farwin, Kalubowila, Sri Lanka

 

Jayprakash Kashyap, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

 

Karthik H Unnithan, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

 

Maggonage Medika Nirmala, Wellawatta, Western, Sri Lanka

 

Nirali Jha, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Pankaj Kumar Sharma, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Pannapach Keereedej, Bangkok, Nong Kham, Thailand

 

Pooja Mallepula, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

 

Pratik Raj, Ghatshila, Jharkhand, India

 

Prima Rungruang, Dokmai Prawet, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Roshanth Bright, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India

 

Rutva S Bhayani, Surat, Gujarat, India

 

Sanjay Kumar Prajapati, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Shakibul Islam, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

 

Shamyuktha, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India

 

Shruti Kakade , Thane, Maharashtra, India

 

Sounak Maiti, Haldia, West Bengal, India

 

Tanmay Singh, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Viara Plamenova Pencheva, Gabrovo, Bulgaria

 

Vijay Kumar J, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India

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