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Art exhibition Reminiscences (Kashmir on Canvas) held

Sireesha Srinivas dedicates sale proceeds for welfare of Police Martyrs children

DGP J&K, thanks Sireesha Srinivas for the noble gesture

Jammu, December 18 | The closing ceremony of the art exhibition Reminiscences (Kashmir on Canvas) by Sireesha Srinivas wife of Dr. B Srinivas, ADGP, CID J&K was held at State Gallery of Art Hyderabad, the other day. Sireesha Srinivas has dedicated the sale proceeds of Rs Six lakh each to the children of Police Martyr families of J&K Police and Telangana Police. ADGP Dr B Srinivas thanked Telangana Police in helping out in holding the exhibition.

Governor of Telangana Her Excellency Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan who was Chief Guest on the occasion, called upon the people to respect the sacrifices made by martyrs belonging to police and military. She said that we should appreciate every effort that gives due respect to the martyrs who give their best for the cause of people. She applauded the way Sireesha had captured the beauty of nature onto the canvas and dedicating the entire effort for the cause to support the families of police martyrs.

DGP, Telangana M Mahender Reddy, appreciating the works of Sireesha said that it was a very noble cause and applauded the very idea of paying respect to the families of martyrs. He said that Sireesha had brought the beauties of Kashmir to the Deccan Plateau through her paintings.

The Director-General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh on behalf of Jammu Kashmir Police Parivar thanked Sireesha Srinivas and hailed the noble gesture towards the families of martyrs. He said that sacrificing life for the nation is the highest tribute by Police personnel and taking care of the families of martyrs is every citizen’s responsibility.

Sireesha Srinivas, wife of Dr. B Srinivas, ADGP, CID, J&K envisioned art exhibition Reminiscences (Kashmir on Canvas) at State Gallery of Art. The four-day art exhibition culminated with the sale of Rs 12 lakh worth paintings.

Sireesha spent more than two decades in Kashmir Valley and has been witness to the tumultuous changes that Kashmir has passed through all these years. Postings of Dr. Srinivas enabled her to stay in most of the beautiful places from Kargil to Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. Sireesha had put up her first solo exhibition in the Hungarian International Cultural Centre in New Delhi and since then she has participated in various art exhibitions at Jaipur, Jammu, Amritsar, Goa and Delhi. Many of her artworks have found a place of pride in Corporate offices, Government officials and private art collectors.

DGP Telangana, M Mahender Reddy and Commissioner Anjani Kumar received Rupees six lakh for the Telangana Police Martyrs and ADGP CID J&K, Dr. B Srinivas received rupees six lakh on behalf of DGP J&K Dilbag Singh for the families of Police Martyrs of Jammu Kashmir.

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