Kalabhumi founder Asgar Ali greeted the Honorable Minister Piyush Goyal at the 41st India International Trade Fair 2022


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Kalabhumi founder Asgar Ali greeted the Honorable Minister Piyush Goyal at the 41st India International Trade Fair 2022

New Delhi, Nov 18, 2022 – The 41st edition of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) is now taking place at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The current edition of the trade fair has the theme ‘Vocal for Local, Local to Global.’ Mr. Asgar Ali, the founder of the Temple of Arts – Kalabhumi Institute of Fine Arts and Design, was welcomed as a guest. The fair started on November 14 and lasts until November 27. The fair will be open to the public from November 19.

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The fair was opened by the Minister of Commerce and Industry Honorable Shri PiyushGoyal. Kalabhumi founder Asgar Ali greeted Piyush Goyalji with a beautiful painting of nature which was strongly endorsed by the minister. State and Commerce Minister Anupriya Patel and SomParkasht were among the other dignitaries also present on the occasion.

Mr. Asgar Ali also presented a beautiful piece of art to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Honorable Vinai Kumar Saxena, who inaugurated the Delhi Pavilion at the IITF Opening Ceremony. Kalabhumi took the commendable step of exhibiting paintings by Tihar Jail inmates at the Delhi pavilion. The motive behind Asgar Ali’s initiative was to bring out the hidden creativity of the prisoners in the form of art. Prisoners with art talent were encouraged to depict their thoughts on canvas. He is said to have been giving free lessons to the inmates of Tihar Prison for many years. The Delhi government has thanked Mr. Asgar Ali for his noble works.

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India Trade Promotion Organization has confirmed that 29 states and union territories will participate in the current art fair. Maharashtra, Bihar and Jharkhand are the partner states while UP and Kerala are the focus states.

About 2,500 domestic and foreign exhibitors from 12 countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Belarus, Iran, Nepal, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and UK, will participate in the exhibition.

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According to the Indian Trade Promotion Organization, the IITF provides a great venue to showcase Indian products as part of the ‘Vocal for Local’ campaign, bringing new confidence and vitality to the Indian economy.

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