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Saturday, 28 April 2012

Writer Lakshmi Kumari Chundawat honoured

TNN | Apr 27, 2012, 06.15AM IST

JAIPUR: Secretary of Rajasthan Foundation, Kolkata chapter and culturist, Sundeep Bhutoria on Thursday visited the residence of well-known Rajasthani writer Lakshmi Kumari Chundawat and felicitated her by presenting a bouquet of flowers. She could not come to the Rajasthan National Forum (RNF) event on Tuesday in which Rajasthan Ratna awardees 2012 were honoured. Bhutoria is also an office-bearer of RNF. On the occasion, she appreciated the efforts put in by RNF in promoting the artists, writers and theatre personalities hailing from the state, who are living in Rajasthan or outside. Writer Lakshmi Kumari Chundawat
was the former Maharani  of Rawatsar in Rajasthan

State INTACH conveners' conference

JAIPUR: The two-day conference of Rajasthan INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art & Culture Heritage) will begin tomorrow at ITC Sheraton hotel. The Chairman of INTACH, Major General L.K. Gupta (Retd.) will be the chief guest. The conference will be chaired by the State Convener of INTACH, Maharaja Gaj Singh of Jodhpur. "The main theme of the conference will be to focus upon the need for heritage legislation in Rajasthan and the problem of Nazul properties. Later, the various conveners will present their updated reports on ongoing projects and future plans," said the Jaipur convener, Dharmendra Kanwar.

On the second day, Advisor to INTACH-Rajasthan and former chief secretary, Government of Rajasthan, S. Ahmad will address the members on various issues related to heritage and its protection. Senior Advocate, Kamalkar Sharma will highlight the importance of PIL (Public Interest Litigation) and approach by INTACH to utilize it. Partnership between the public and the Government will also be discussed. The valedictory address will be by the chairman of INTACH, Major General L.K. Gupta (Retd.).

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