Thursday, August 28, 2014
The exhibition titled "FLAGS - Short hand of history" was a grand success. There were many visitors thronged the gallery almost all day long. On popular demand the closing date of the exhibition was extended up to 24th August. Local news papers and TV channels also covered the events. Many visitors mentioned that this type of exhibition should be taken to all other cities of India so that general people may get the opportunity to know the history of the National Flag more intimately.Here are some photos of the exhibition posted at random for those who could not make it during the exhibition at Kolkata
Mrs Gauri Basu, the Programme Co-ordinator briefing the guests before the inauguration
Chief Guest Mr Jayanta Sengupta, Curator, Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata and Mrs.(Prof) Bharati Roy, Guest of Honour, former vice-president of ICCR proceeding to the Dias.
Mrs Rajashree Behara, Regional Director, Rabindranath Tagore Centre, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata (Ministry of External Affairs, Govt, of India) presenting flower bouquet.
Mr Jayanta Sengupta delivers the key note address.
Prof Bharati Roy delivers her speech
Sekhar Chakrabarti talks about his exhibits
Mrs Rajashree Behera delivering her speech
A section of the audience.
Ceremonial lighting before inauguration
At the reception
The Times of India, Kolkata Xtra! Saturday, August 9, 2014
The Telegraph, Calcutta, Sunday 17 August 2014