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Satish Gujral

Satish Gujral (b.1925), brother of former Prime Minister I.K.Gujral, is a versatile painter, sculptor, muralist, architect & writer of rare genius. He works with several mediums like paint, clay, ceramic, wood, glass and metal. Satish Gujral is described as a living legend; one of the few who have consistently dominated the art scene in India for entire post-independent era.

He has won an equal, if not more, acclaim as an architect. His building of the Belgium Embassy in New Delhi has been selected by the international Forum of architects as one of the one thousand best built in the 20th century round the world. He was awarded the order of the Crown from Belgium for this achievement.

Citizens of New Delhi had honoured Gujral as one of its 25 citizens who in the last 50 years , brought the city on the world map. The Republic of India honoured him with the second highest National Award, "Padma Vibhushan" in 1999.


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