News2News.in news. Bahadurgarh. Chandrakant Bondwal from Bahadurgarh was also given the opportunity by the government to present Indian art to the foreign guests at the G20 summit. Chandrakant, who received the National Award about two decades ago, impressed even foreign celebrities with his craftsmanship. US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti purchased the undercut trailer. The Brazilian delegates also purchased a trailer.
A special exhibition was organized for foreign guests at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. Indian artists impressed all visitors by creating modern twists on traditional crafts. Famous people from all over the world appreciated the art practice of Chandrakant Bondwal, an expert in wood art who is considered the pride of Haryana. In fact, in 2004, Chandrakat Bondwal, who lives in Nai Basti in Bahadurgarh, received a national award from the Indian government for making an undercarving pendant made of sandalwood. Even after receiving this award from the then President APJ Abdul Kalam, Chandrakant continues to pursue art with the same passion.
Chandrakat Bondwal, popularly known as Dodi, was the first in Asia to be recognized by UNESCO in 2004. He received this award for making jewelry from grass to gold. The Bondwal family, which has been dedicated to handicrafts for three generations, has won recognition from people across the world and brought laurels to Haryana with its talking wooden sculptures. Chandrakant’s grandfather Late. Jaynarayan Bondwal received the National Award in 1999 for carving the Ambaria elephant from sandalwood, Chandrakant’s father Mahavir Prasad received the National Award in 1979 for carving 16 elephants from ivory-shaped wood and uncle Rajendra Prasad received the National Award for carving ivory in 1984. Have done. Guests from all over the world praised the art of Chandrakant, the master of Indian crafts.
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