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Pardhan Gond

How Jangarh Singh Shyam Put the Gond Tribe and their Art on the World Map

Gond art consists of paintings of Pardhan Gond tribes that reside in Central India. Historically, the members of the community were bards who sang about devi devtas using a three-stringed instrument called Bana. Through their music and songs they educated the younger generations of their villages about Gond mythology, stories and culture.  The origin myth …

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Meet 2022 Padma Shri awardee, path-breaking Gond artist Durga Bai Vyam

President Kovind presents Padma Shri to Smt. Durga Bai Vyam for Art. She is a Pardhan Gond artist hailing from Madhya Pradesh. She has worked hard to regenerate the tribal art form. Her paintings are mostly drawn from the folklores and stories of her tribe and their myths. pic.twitter.com/iisPpE0QgF — President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) March …

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