Work deposited at Kumbh 2019, to be kept in Prayagraj


Prayagraj (UP), January 2 (IANS) The murals and other works of art, which had been painted and installed during Kumbh 2019 in Prayagraj, will now be kept by an expert agency.

These murals and works of art had been installed on various roads and crossings of the city, but were subsequently left abandoned.

The Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA) has now launched efforts to repair and maintain murals, sculptures and other works of art put up in 60 important locations in the city.

PDA Vice President Arvind Kumar Chauhan said: “The Prayagraj Development Authority had invited electronic tenders and the technical offers were opened two weeks ago with technical presentations held in the meeting room. of the PDA. Now a second round of presentations should take place. The aim of the exercise is to maintain the aesthetic value of all 60 spots in Prayagraj, thus contributing to the beautification of the city. “

The selected company will undertake regular maintenance and periodic renovation work in order to maintain the murals, sculptures or similar works of art in the predefined locations.

The company will also undertake structural repairs and deal with leaks and maintain the hearth fires (electrical equipment) and railings where these creations have been installed, he added.

His additional responsibility will be to maintain and care for the plants / saplings in the green area around the crossing.

Recall that before Kumbh 2019, Prayagraj had a facelift and a massive beautification campaign was launched.

Then murals appeared on the walls along the streets, on the pillars of flyovers and bridges, and even on tree trunks across the city, depicting Ramayana and Mahabharata events that were the theme of these. murals.

Art installations were erected on the theme “Spiritual, cultural, religious and mythological aspects of Kumbh and the other rich heritage of Uttar Pradesh”.


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