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Indialogue Foundation Exhibited the Plight of Refugees through Cartoons

Indialogue Foundation Exhibited the Plight of Refugees through Cartoons

Indialogue Foundation Exhibited the Plight of Refugees through Cartoons

BENGALURU, 26/03/2016: Indialogue Foundation brought the soul of refugees to Bangalore organizing International Cartoon exhibition in association with Kimse Yok Mu and Indian Institute of Cartoonist. Cartoon-loving Bangalorians welcomed the exhibition with loud applause. The final entries of International Kimse Yok Mu cartoons was exhibited at gallery of IIC that spoke of plight of millions of refugees to whom the earth is not accessible.

The mega event hosted by ICC was inaugurated by former ambassador of India to UNESCO in Paris, Retired IAS officer Mr Chiranjeev Singh. The exhibition was also honoured with the presence of International Guest of Honour, Mr Vedat Oruc. He is the envoy from Kimse Yok  Mu specially invited for the program.

Mr Oruc delivered an introduction speech depicting the clear portrait of refugee crisis and their cries for humanity. Moreover, explained their laudable efforts and endeavours to lift the refugees from the agony. He added that refugees are still living on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity.

IAS Chiranjeev singh noted “the tear shedding emblem of Kimse Yok Mu is an agonizing cry for humanity. We join our hands with you today. We request you to extend your hands to Indian soil as well. United we stand, divided we fall”. Later Mr Singh thanked the Indialogue. “Indialogue carries a commendable duty of bridging cultural gap between Turkey and India. India has a long legacy of Turkish language during the Mughal Empire period. Let us renew and tint it again”.

Mr Ebrahim Nasthar, Secretary Indialogue Foundation, Bangalore handed over the mementos to the both the guests on behalf of Indialogue Foundation and urged the necessity of Kimse Yok Mu in Bharath.

Mr Narendra, Chief Managing Trustees of IIC welcomed the guests and handed over a bouquet of thanks to Mr Singh, Mr Oruc and Mr Ebrahim. He informed the exhibition will last for two weeks. Inaugural ceremony was concluded followed by high tea for the all the cartoon-passionate.

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http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Cartoonists-put-Refugees-Plight-on-Canvas 

 

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