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Amit Chitrakar (President)

Amit Chitrakar started pursuing the tradition of his forefather from a very young age. He is a painter as well as the President of the artists’ society Chitrataru. He has been to different fairs and festivals in Bengal to promote Patachitra.   read more

Gurupada Chitrakar (Secretary)

Gurupada Chitrakar is from Pingla in Paschim Medinipur district. Winner of President’s award for his Patachitra paintings, he is one of the best known Patuas of West Bengal today. He is nearly 70 years old at present.   read more

Rahim Chitrakar (Treasurer)

Rahim Chitrakar started painting when he was 10. Now aged 40, he prefers to paint in the traditional Bangla style of Patachitra painting. Rahim has travelled to Japan & Bangladesh. He is the winner of State Award and the Rabindra Bharati University Award.   read more

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