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Abanindranath Tagore – UPSC Prelims

Abanindranath Tagore: He was one of the most prominent artists of India. Contributions: Abanindranath was the first major supporter of swadeshi values in Indian art. He first created the ‘Indian Society of Oriental Art’ and later went on to establish Bengal school of art which led to the development of modern Indian painting. He also sought …

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Channapatna Toys – UPSC Prelims

Channapatna Toys Channapatna toys are a particular form of wooden toys (and dolls) that are manufactured in the town of Channapatna in the Ramanagara district of Karnataka. This traditional craft is protected as a geographical indication (GI) under the World Trade Organization, administered by the state govt. As a result of the popularity of these …

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