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Ten-day art event in Amritsar, the holy city

Dr. PS Grover, IAFA, said that 134 artworks, including paintings, sculptures, and murals, are on show at the gallery as part of the exhibition, which includes pieces by 120 artists. The goal is still to promote art in Punjab using a combination of conventional and new media forms, as it is each year. We have senior notable names among the 120 artists, in addition to amateur and emerging artists,” he said.

The president of the IAFA, Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina, gave the exhibition its grand opening. The Baisakhi celebration was held in conjunction with the show, and performances by a Khalsa College cultural team and bhangra were included. The competition category winners received prizes totaling Rs 80,000. Simarjit Singh, an artist from Barnala, received a cash award of Rs 21,000, Gursharan Kaur from Amritsar received a reward of Rs 11,000, and Mandeep Kaur, Dr. Navneet Janagal, and Gurlal Singh received three awards totaling Rs 5,000.

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Cash prizes of Rs 11,000 were given out in the amateur and emerging artist categories.

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