Mega Sand Painting

About the project:

The Indian Independence Day is a proud occasion for every Indian. The day starts with switching on the television to tune into Doordarshan for a glimpse of the Independence day celebration at New Delhi. A glimpse of the iconic march by our soldiers provoking a nostalgic memory of our childhood. A glimpse of orders given by admirals generating echoes in our ears. A glimpse of the Indian defence forces inducing goosebumps in our skin.

But the Independence day of 2013 was very special to my friends and me in NMAMIT. We didn’t switch on any of our televisions, in fact we were never at home from the past few days. We were working hard on creating a 11,000 sq. ft. sand painting of India. With the help of 4 artists Mr. Srinath Manipal, Mr. Venki Palimar, Mr. Ravi Hirebettu and Mr. Pavanraj assisted by around 800 students we accomplished a patriotic milestone in our lives.

Role in the project:

I got an opportunity to lead the project as the Student Co-ordinator.

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