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On Art/Public Space/Delhi I Love You Campaign

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Public Art in Bengaluru by Jaaga.in

An incident occured on May 20th while artists from the Delhi I Love You campaign set out to paint on the walls of Delhi. The artists were stopped form painting an Urdu couplet and forced by the crowd to repaint it with the slogan – Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (Clean India Mission). You can read more about it here:

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/heart-of-delhi-will-have-to-find-a-new-spot/article8647254.ece

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2016/05/25/rss-urdu_n_10124458.html

The news paper reports and the coverage of it on twitter seems to miss out the nuances of what produced this. Continue reading