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This Slum School in Gurugram Has Walls That Speak Through its Wall Paintings

The creative initiative is part of the publisher's support to the learning needs of the Centre's children, which includes books, stationary, learning infrastructure and teacher training.

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The Ritinjali Learning Centre now has colourful motifs like clouds, human figures, plants and even numbers from 1-10. It also boasts of wall art with the slogan 'School Chale Hum'.Pixabay

Once plain and bland, the walls of a school in the Nathupur Pahari slum here are now sporting vibrant wall art murals on key social issues like environmental conservation, girl child literacy and the importance of hygiene.

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Mentioning the importance of the arts in initiating children in “new ways of seeing, hearing, feeling and moving”, the NGO’s director Dilreen Kaur told IANS that the collaborative art project transformed the walls of the Centre into bright and joyful spaces.
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On the occasion of the ‘World Art Day’ on Monday, the school walls got an artistic makeover by children from NGO Ritinjali, along with around 25 employees of leading publisher Oxford University Press India.

The Ritinjali Learning Centre now has colourful motifs like clouds, human figures, plants and even numbers from 1-10. It also boasts of wall art with the slogan ‘School Chale Hum’.

wall painting
Once plain and bland, the walls of a school in the Nathupur Pahari slum here are now sporting vibrant wall art murals on key social issues like environmental conservation, girl child literacy and the importance of hygiene. Pixabay

Mentioning the importance of the arts in initiating children in “new ways of seeing, hearing, feeling and moving”, the NGO’s director Dilreen Kaur told IANS that the collaborative art project transformed the walls of the Centre into bright and joyful spaces.

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The creative initiative is part of the publisher’s support to the learning needs of the Centre’s children, which includes books, stationary, learning infrastructure and teacher training.(IANS)

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“Mardaani 2” has an Important Social Message, Says Rani Mukerji

Produced by Aditya Chopra, "Mardaani 2" was shot extensively in Rajasthan. It is set to hit theatres on December 13

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"I'm hoping that the entire nation watches Mardaani 2 because it is inspired by some very disturbing true events that have happened around us wherein, crime has been committed by a someone you don't even expect is capable of hurting anyone. Such crimes committed by juveniles is a reality and it is important for everyone to take note of this because it's one of the biggest challenges and threats posed to society at large," Rani added. Wikimedia Commons

Rani Mukerji is all geared for “Mardaani 2”, which she hopes that the entire nation watches as it is inspired by some very disturbing true events. The actress says the film has an important social message.

“‘Mardaani 2’ has an important social message and the entire plan has been built to spread this message as wide, to as many people as possible. I’m overwhelmed by the reactions and really happy that our trailer has struck a chord with audiences,” Rani said.

The actress is reprising the role of the fearless and committed Superintendent of Police, Shivani Shivaji Roy in “Mardaani 2”, where Rani will be seen pitted against a very young yet bone-chilling villain.

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Rani Mukerji is all geared for “Mardaani 2”, which she hopes that the entire nation watches as it is inspired by some very disturbing true events. The actress says the film has an important social message. Bollywood Country

The film will also address the dangerous societal issue of rape in India that are being committed by juveniles.

“I’m hoping that the entire nation watches this film because it is inspired by some very disturbing true events that have happened around us wherein, crime has been committed by a someone you don’t even expect is capable of hurting anyone. Such crimes committed by juveniles is a reality and it is important for everyone to take note of this because it’s one of the biggest challenges and threats posed to society at large,” Rani added.

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Produced by Aditya Chopra, “Mardaani 2” was shot extensively in Rajasthan. It is set to hit theatres on December 13. (Bollywood Country)