Media coverage FACT SHIVAJI Exhibition Bangalore

28 09 2008

Gallery » PictureChief Minister B S Yeddyurappa (centre), FACT Trustee Namrita Gautier and founder Maini Sadan S K Maini take a look at the paintings displayed at an exhibition of ‘A Hero for Modern India: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’ at Gallery G in Bangalore on Saturday. DH Photo
Courtesy: Deccan Herald

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Shivaji exhibition inaugurated by Sri Yaddityurappa, CM Karnataka

27 09 2008

The Karnataka Leg of Shivaji Exhibition was inaugurated by Sri B S Yedyurappa the Karnataka CM along with the Irrigation minister Mr Basavaraj Bommai and the founder of Maine Group of Industries Mr Sudarshan Kumar Maine .

The inaugural programme started with Mr Sandeep Kumar Maine introducing the Gallery and welcoming the guests. Mr Francois Gautier and Mrs Namrita gautier Trustees FACT invited the CM and the minister on to the dias and introduced FACT the trust that they founded in 2003. The endeavours of FACT including exhibitions on Aurangzeb, Shivaji, Naxalism, Ahilyabai Holkar, Kashmiri Pandits, Bangladeshi Minorities, Sikhism as also the yet to be completed Gun History of India impressed the CM.
The CM felicitated Mr Sudarshan Maine for his green endevour the REVA car and called upon the industry and business persons to follow such green initiatives and include them in their business models.

The chief minister was impressed by the Art and History blended exhibition and promised all support to such endeavours including screening the same exhibition in the Vidhana Soudha and also promised to support in taking the exhibition to the schools and colleges in and around karnataka. He said Shivaji is one iconic son of India that can be ideal hero for the government and the people. Terrorism today is threatening the society and its not just the Government but a partnership with common man that can solve this menance.

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Sri yeddiyurappa being felicitated by Mr maine


Mr Francois gautier and Mrs Namrata Gautier


Mr maine and Mr Yediyurappa

Mr maine and Mr Yediyurappa

Mr Yediyurappa addressing the guests

Mr Yediyurappa, Basavaraj Bommai irrigation minister, inaugurating Shivaji exhibition in Bangalore (lighting a lamp).

Mrs Gita maine, Francois Gautier and Mr Maine(senior)

Mrs Namrita Gautier Showing the CM around the historic Exhibition