When commercial street went all ranga rang

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Commercial Street, the fashion street of Bangalore turned even more colourful on Sunday the September 2nd. Around 100 participants shortlisted from an earlier preliminary competition gathered to display their talents in the art of Rangoli.

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The event was the grand finale of ‘Ranga Rang,’ the Rangoli Utsav organised as a part of the 50th Bengaluru Ganesha Utsava celebrations by Shri Vidyaranya Yuvaka Sangha, Basavanagudi. The main objective of this initiative was to nurture the artistic talents.

The winner will walk away with 100 grams of gold.

Participants, largely women, were given three hours time starting 7.30am. The result was colourful intricate designs that were arresting.

Jyothi Kanagal, has been participating in such competitions for the past 27 years. She was happy with the encouragement received.

The winner will be announced on September 27th. The rangolis were judged by renowned artistes from the field of art and culture.

About C R Sridhar 9 Articles
C R Sridhar is a former Bank Official and amateur Cartoonist & Photographer with a passion for our Culture. He lives in JP Nagar.