“Return of the three stone sculptures from Australian to India” an exhibition inaugurated by Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, Govt. of India, Dr. Mahesh Sharma at Janpath in National Museum, New Delhi. This special exhibition was kept to mark the safe and secure return of three sculpture made of stone which includes seated Lord Buddha, followers of Lord Buddha and Goddess Pratyangira from Australia to India. In the year 2007, these three sculptures were bought by National Gallery of Australia from the Nancy Wiener, and in 2005 by the art of the past, New York.
Most of the senior officers of the Ministry were present
Most of the senior officers of the Ministry were present at this event and witnessed the exhibition along with Mr. N.K. Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India and the DG of National Museum, Mr. B. R. Mani.
At the event, Dr. Sharma also commenced a book written by Dr. Satya Vrata Tripathi named ‘War paintings of the Irresistible Jat King Surajmal’ along with
At the event, Dr. Sharma also commenced a book written by Dr. Satya Vrata Tripathi named ‘War paintings of the Irresistible Jat King Surajmal’ along with the launching of an app related to ongoing ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.
Before this, Dr. Mahesh Sharma was present at a special event in Canberra, Australia at NGA (National Gallery of Australia). Where the Senator Mitch Fifield formally given these three objects illegally sent out of India and mistakenly obtained by NGA.
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