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Quiz-Name the fields in which these Indian artists excel.
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Quiz-Name the fields in which these Indian artists excel.

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Name the fields in which these Indian artists excel.

  1. Bhimsen Joshi
  2. Chitra Visweswaran
  3. Hariprasad Chaurasia
  4. Balamurali Krishna
  5. Sonal Mansingh

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Answers

  1. Hindustani vocal
  2. Bharata Natyam
  3. Flute
  4. Carnatic Vocal
  5. Odissi Dance

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Quiz-Name the fields in which these Indian artists excel.

Nandlal Bose was one of the pioneers of modern India n art and the key figure of Contextual Modernism. He was a pupil of AbinandranathTagore and was known for his “Indian Style” of painting. He became the Principal of Kala Bhavan, Shanthi Niketan in 1922.

He was deeply influenced by the murals of Ajantha Caves. In 1930s Bose was involved in India’s freedom struggle and he created a lino-cut print of Mahatma Gandhi walking with a stick, to mark Gandhiji’s arrest after starting the Dandi march. It became an icon of sorts for the Non Violent Freedom Movement. Bose was entrusted with the illustration of the Constitution and the design of Bharat Ratna and Padma Shri. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1954.

Born: December 3, 1882

Died: April 16, 1966

Quiz-Name the fields in which these Indian artists excel.

*Dal Lake,Srinagar has a floating post office. It was inaugurated in August, 2011.

*May 26 is celebrated as Science Day in Switzerland and is dedicated to ex Indian President, A P J Abdul Kalam, Father of India’s missile proramme.

*The 2011 Khumb Mela gathering of over 75 million was so huge that it was visible from space.

*Water on the moon was discovered by India. In September 2009, ISRO’s Chandrayan- I using its Moon Minerology Mapper detected water on the moon for the first time.

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