EMINENT SCULPTOR BASUDEB BISWAS HONOURED BY PUNJAB LALIT KALA AKADEMI

Jalandhar April 10 (Jaswinder Azad)- Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh conferred 11 visual artists with Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi Sanmaan on 5 April 2019. These artists were honoured for the valuable and commendable contribution they have made to encourage art in the region. Renowned sculptor Basudeb Biswas was the only sculptor out of the other 10 honoured artists. Celebrated nationally and internationally, Basudeb Biswas has been serving the Department of Sculpture of Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, since 1985. He was felicitated with a cash award of Rs. 51000, a plaque and a shawl by none other than (Professor) Dr. B. N. Goswami, renowned art historian & noted critic and Atul Dodiya, an internationally recognised painter of high repute. The warp and woof of the entire event was crafted by Diwan Manna, President, Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh, the impresario behind this grand felicitation ceremony.

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