2nd edition of Rang Malhar in Ajmer, 50 artists painted lanterns

Monsoon is our country is no less than a festival, and we all have our ways to celebrate it. Artists of Ajmer came together to celebrate the monsoon season and offer their prayers for better rains with the second edition of Rang Malhar, a yearly festival. The theme for this year was Lantern, as the artists wanted to pay tribute to the object.  About 50 artists from Ajmer and nearby villages to paint the object.

The artists used several colors to paint the object on varied themes. From flowers, Rajasthani prints to animals, one can see all at the festival. Some even decorated their lanterns with small mirrors and threads.

“This is the second time we have organized this festival in Ajmer, and we are surprised to see how many people turned up to be a part of the festival,” shared Dr. Ritu Shilpi, convener of Rang Malhar Ajmer, which was organized at Dayanand College Ajmer. Mayor of the city, Dharmendra Gehlot marked his presence to motivate artists.

Rang Malhar was started by Vidyasagar Upadhyay and Vinay Sharma in Jaipur, who organized the festival for the 9th time in Jaipur. This year, the Rang Malhar was organized in 13 cities of Rajasthan.