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Graffiti gangs paint Kolkata in myriad shades

By Arnab Mitra

Kolkata, the City of Joy is slowly becoming the city of colors. A group of youngsters with an artistic streak and a few spray cans are turning the morose walls of the city into bright colorful graffiti.

 

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These pop art graffitis usually have acronyms such as SREKs, SHAFs and the SNIKs, that claim the responsibility of the art.

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The mundane political slogans have been replaced by contemporary notions that are though-provoking,witty and even satirical.

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The color palette adopted by these youngsters has surely given a new face to Kolkata.

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