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This is What Bihar Sampark Kranti Looks After an Arty Makeover

India | News18 | August 23, 2018, 12:25 pm
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 After adorning the walls of several stations in Bihar, Madhubani paintings will now be showcased on trains. The Rajdhani and Sampark Kranti Express will be decked up with Mithila art that originates from the state. (Image: Aayush Sharma)

After adorning the walls of several stations in Bihar, Madhubani paintings will now be showcased on trains. The Rajdhani and Sampark Kranti Express will be decked up with Mithila art that originates from the state. (Image: Aayush Sharma)

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 Nearly forty women painter from Uttar Bihar gave Sampark Kranti a new look in a month of endeavour. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Nearly forty women painter from Uttar Bihar gave Sampark Kranti a new look in a month of endeavour. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 DRM Ravindra Jain flagged off the decorated train today (August 23) from Darbhanga railway station. (Image: Special Arrangement)

DRM Ravindra Jain flagged off the decorated train today (August 23) from Darbhanga railway station. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 As part of a new trend to promote traditional art on premier services. Madhubani is a folk art of the Mithila region of Bihar. (Image: Aayush Sharma)

As part of a new trend to promote traditional art on premier services. Madhubani is a folk art of the Mithila region of Bihar. (Image: Aayush Sharma)

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 Besides the Sampark Kranti, the interiors and exterior of the Rajdhani and Jansadharan Express will also have the traditional Mithila artwork. (Image: Aayush Sharma)

Besides the Sampark Kranti, the interiors and exterior of the Rajdhani and Jansadharan Express will also have the traditional Mithila artwork. (Image: Aayush Sharma)

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 The dark blue coaches of trains will be a thing of the past. (Image: Special Arrangement)

The dark blue coaches of trains will be a thing of the past. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 The entire exercise would cost the Railways about Rs 1 lakh per coach. (Image: Special Arrangement)

The entire exercise would cost the Railways about Rs 1 lakh per coach. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 A policeman stands next to the newly painted Sampark Kranti Express. (Image: Special Arrangement)

A policeman stands next to the newly painted Sampark Kranti Express. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 According to a senior Railway Ministry official, divisions and zonal railways are free to popularise local art at stations and trains. (Image: Special Arrangement)

According to a senior Railway Ministry official, divisions and zonal railways are free to popularise local art at stations and trains. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 The idea took root at Madhubani railway station and soon other stations at Patna, Rajendra Nagar and Danapur also followed the widely-appreciated trend. (Image: Special Arrangement)

The idea took root at Madhubani railway station and soon other stations at Patna, Rajendra Nagar and Danapur also followed the widely-appreciated trend. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Women painters in their elements. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Women painters in their elements. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Nearly forty women painted Bihar Sampark Kranti with Madhubani art. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Nearly forty women painted Bihar Sampark Kranti with Madhubani art. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 (Image: Special Arrangement)

(Image: Special Arrangement)

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 A woman is seen painting the train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

A woman is seen painting the train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Girls paint Madhubani artwork on train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Girls paint Madhubani artwork on train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 (Image: Special Arrangement)

(Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Girls paint Madhubani artwork on train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Girls paint Madhubani artwork on train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 (Image: Special Arrangement)

(Image: Special Arrangement)

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 (Image: Special Arrangement)

(Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Girls pain Madhubani artwork on train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Girls pain Madhubani artwork on train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 (Image: Special Arrangement)

(Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Women are seen painting the train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Women are seen painting the train coaches. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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