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Appreciation for paintings from Maharashtra’s ‘Pinguli Chitragathi’ and Rajasthan’s ‘Mewar School’: An astonishing variety of local art

“Our country, being home to so many states and cultures, has an astonishing variety of local art. Most people, however, are not aware of it.”   Meena Verma, the founder-director of ‘Arts of the Earth’ gallery in Lado Sarai (Delhi) | … Continue reading

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Wild food festivals & Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN): The world’s most important food movement

Enjoy A Feast in The Forest In Maharashtra Sanjiv Valsan, Outlook Traveller | March 7, 2018 | Read the full story and vew more images >> A few summers ago, I visited Vanvadi forest for the first time. I had just … Continue reading

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Indigenous food, culture and identity of the Western Ghats: “Practitioners Conclave” at Mahabaleshwar – Maharashtra

The Western Ghats of India, which have been recently accorded the status of World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is one of the recognized  global biodiversity hotspots. This heritage site continues to capture the imagination of the world with its endemic … Continue reading

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