Uttarakhand: Social welfare will give a message of de-addiction with Aipan Art, work will start from this week

Aipan Art

Social Welfare Department will make a painting in its offices, schools and hostels

Social Welfare Department will make people aware of drug addiction through the traditional art Aipan. For this, the department will make an Aipanpainting on the walls of its offices, schools, and hostels. The work of making the painting is expected to start this week. The Social Welfare
Department has been entrusted with the responsibility of the de-addiction program by the Central Government. People will be made aware of this. District Social Welfare Officer Hemlata Pandey has started the program.

These institutes will have their painting done

In the first phase, there is a plan to have an Aipan painting done in the District Social Welfare Office at Survey Chowk. After this, the government hostel of the department located in Kandoli and the government ashram system in Bhagat Singh Colony will be in the school. Along with this, students will also be told of the importance of Aipan Art.

Aipan folk art

Aipan is a famous folk art / painting of Uttarakhand, which is also well-liked in the country and abroad. In Kumaon, there is a tradition of making folk art on the door frame and walls in Deepawali, Devi Pujan, Lakshmi Pujan, Yagya, Havan, Janeu Sanskar, Chhath Karma, Shiv Pujan, Marriage, Fast-festival. In this, Aipan art is made in the passage from the courtyard of the house to the temples. It is the first to paint with ochre. After that, pictures are made with Biswar (rice flour solution) on it. These pictures are considered auspicious.


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