Photojournalists Welfare Association organized three-day photo exhibition to mark the World Photography Day
The Voice of Chandigarh News | Photo By Ajit Kumar Singh
The Voice of Chandigarh veteran photojournalist T.S. Bedi showing the photograph clicked by him to O.P Dhankar, Agriculture Minister Haryana during the exhibition to mark the World Photography Day
To mark World Photography Day, a three-day Photo Exhibition was today inaugurated by Captain Abhimanyu, Finance Minister and OP Dhankar, Agriculture Minister, Govt of Haryana today at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16, Chandigarh. The exhibition was earlier proposed for August 17 but due to the demise of former Prime Minister Sh Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the exhibition was further postponed. Ministers applauded the efforts of photojournalists for this showcase while OP Dhankar extended the help of Rs two lacs from association’s future ventures. The exhibition houses a total of 136 frames of 66 photojournalist which represents the best work of photojournalists of the region. “We want to serve this exhibition as the platform of those clicks of our photojournalists which do not get due space in publishing newspapers but deserve a mention at the exhibition. We have received an overwhelming response across Canada, US, Australia and Gulf countries from our Chandigarh based photojournalists so that locals can have a feel of the overseas culture,” said Akhilesh Kumar, President, PJWA.
The exhibition is also displaying the work of editors, seniors reporters and veteran photographers.