Lucknow: Imagine living a life fraught with mental challenges. It is dark, desolate and often leads to trauma for those who are staring at a blank wall. Aiming to reignite that one spark in these rather sad lives is the Kalantar trust which has continued to help mentally and physically challenged children join the mainstream through art and recreation.
Kalantar Art Trust, is a leading social service organization that has worked towards using art to further the cause of knowledge dissemination through artforms. A special event was organized at the Bhatkhande Kala Mandapam inaugurated by Sarvendra Vikram Bahadur Singh Director Basic Education and Sunil Kumar Gupta DIG Security Head Quarters.
A discussion and art program was organized in which Sunil Kumar Gupta DIG Security Head Quarters, Sarvendra Vikram Singh Director Basic Education, Lalita Pradeep Director SIET, Mukesh Singh District Inspector of Schools and Dr. Vibhavari Singh Associate Professor College of Arts along wth other distinguished guests took part.
Kalantar founder Vishal Srivastava and secretary Pooja distributed art material to hundreds of students of the school in memory of late Uma Rani, the source of inspiration of the institution. He also informed that a greater number of arts will be connected by establishing Kala-Diksha centers across the state.
The event was part of the constant efforts of the organization to bring the economically, physically and mentally helpless children to the mainstream by way of art.
Overtime programs have been organized in various places under the banner of Kala-Diksha.
As a partner in this program were Lucknow Book Fair Director, Akarsh Chandel, Director Force One Manoj Singh Chandel , Kiran Foundation head Vishal Srivastava and the founder of Vishwam Foundation U.P. Tripathi.