‘Choose a sculptor from the city for Shivsrushti’

ST Correspondent
Monday, 19 February 2018

“We have good sculptors in Pune and so a city-based sculptor should be part of the Shivsrushti project,” added Thopte. 

PUNE: Noted sculptor Dinkar Thopte on Monday said that a city-based sculptor should be chosen for the development of Shivsrushti in Pune. 

Thopte was speaking at a press conference at Patrakar Bhavan on Monday morning. 

Recently, the BJP government declared that BDP land near Chandni Chowk will be allocated for the project. 

Thopte said he was involved in Shivsrushti project of Akluj and many other persons were also involved in the project. 

“We have good sculptors in Pune and so a city-based sculptor should be part of the Shivsrushti project,” added Thopte. 

Member of Tree Authority of PMC, Shilpa Bhosale said Thopte has good knowledge of sculptures and so he would be helpful in the project. 

“We not only have to design and construct the sculptures, but also give life to them,” added Bhosale.

Dinkar Thopte was speaking at a press conference at Patrakar Bhavan on Monday morning. Recently, the BJP government declared that BDP land near Chandni Chowk will be allocated for the project.

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