Nine coaches of Bihar Sampark Kranti Express has arrived in the capital in beautiful colours. Yes, The coaches are painted in an ancient art named as Madhubani art by the Railways. When the train arrived at the New Delhi Railway Station today everyone was just stunned by the art.
Bihar Sampark Kranti Express will depart for Darbhanga. The beautiful effort by the Railways has garnered many praises. It took 10 days to decorate the train with the help of 100 artists. Madhubani art is one of the oldest and most famous arts practised in Bihar and parts of Nepal.
Ministry of Railway took to Twitter to share the picture of this beautiful art that painted on the train and wrote: "INDIAN RAILWAYS SHOWCASING RICH INDIAN ART : Coaches of 12565 Bihar Sampark Kranti Express painted with Mithila Art. The train will depart Darbhanga on 23 August at 08.25 hrs."
On the other hand, national agency ANI too shared the pictures and wrote: "Bihar Sampark Kranti Express arrives in Delhi with nine coaches adorned with Mithila art."
What is Madhubani Painting?
Madhubani painting is the art form from Bihar and Nepal which is the oldest and most famous Indian art forms. Madhubani Paintings are also known as Mithila or Madhubani art. This is done with the fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns. However, the artist uses colour to make this painting is the natural extracts from plants and other natural sources.
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