Guler Painting of Kangra Kalam, which had delicacy and spirituality embracing feelings, has been lost in the stupor of ignorance.
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, in his recent visit to the Haripur – once a cradle of Guler Painting – assured to revive the paintings of Guler School of Art and promised to build a museum at Guler, and conserve and preserve paintings.
Virbhadra Singh said that Guler was famous for its paintings, its grandeur, but it was pathetic that such paintings were now nowhere visible or may be lying elsewhere. He urged Guler Painting lovers, who have paintings of the Guler School of Art to come forward and donate such painting for museum, which will be conserved and showcased to all art lovers.
He also asked students to come forward to revive the traditions of such paintings as of ‘Guler School of Art’.
Earlier, State of Guler had played a decisive part in the development of Pahari Paintings and now it’s turn of the state government and common people to carry it to coming generations.