Painting Exhibition by Indian Artist Adarsh Sinha “Russian-Indian Cultural Heritage”, dedicated to the memory of Padma Bhushan Alexander Kadakin – outstanding Russian Diplomat, was inaugurated by Mr. Ramakrishna Vedala, Secretary, Lalit Kala Academy, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in New Delhi.

Mr. Adarsh Sinha has showcased 70 new works, mainly on portraits and Indo-Russian architectural drawings in oil painting, acrylic and mix media.

Attended by a fairly large gathering of art enthusiasts, there were the gracious presence of H.E. Mr. Bulat Sarsenbayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to India, H.E. Mr. Andrei Rzheussky, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to India, Mr. Vladimir Kremyanko, First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in India, Ms. Achala Maulik, former Secretary, Education Department, Government of India, and eminent writer and novelist, Prof. Sankar Basu, former Dean, School of Languages, JNU, President, Delhi Alumni Association of Soviet/Russian Academic Institutions (DAASAI), Mr. Fedor Rozovskiy, Director, RCSC, and others.

The Chief Guest Mr. Ramakrishna Vedala made it emphatic on the crucial importance of colours in Russian painting, and he attributed this aspect in Adarsh Sinha’s art works while projecting the affinity of cultures of both countries. He has a special word of appreciation to the RCSC in presenting such works before the wider audience.

While commending on Adarsh Sinha’s art works, Mr. Fedor Rozovskiy touched upon his hard work, dedication and commitment to art. He added that the artist’s work reflects the humanitarian cooperation and the relations between our two countries.

Ms. Achala Maulik shared her personal impression on Alexander Kadakin, to whose memory the exhibition is dedicated, a dynamic personality who gave primary consideration to culture in bringing the two peoples and countries much closer during his stint as Ambassador. She wished Adarsh Sinha a promising career.

Prof. Sankar Basu referring his long association with the RCSC appreciated the enormous encouragement provided to young artists in showcasing their works, and he specially lauded the hard work of Adarsh Sinha.

Mr. Adarsh Sinha profusely thanked the RCSC and the Director of the RCSC in providing enormous help and support in showcasing his art work many times. He added that it was his privilege to dedicate the exhibition in memory of Alexander Kadakin. He concluded by saying that his humble presentation would contribute to the promotion of bilateral relations.

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 Sunit Narula

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