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Paubi Lai' to be exhibited at tiol Museum

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 July 2015 12:00 AM GMT

NEW DELHI, July 16: The idea of making masses introduced with unique collection of a Museum by the inter Museum collaboration series is taking shape with iuguration of the ‘Paubi Lai-The Story of a Giant Python’ Single object exhibition mounted by Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Mav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal in collaboration with tiol Museum, New Delhi from 21st July to 31st August, 2015 at Special Exhibition Hall-I of the tiol Museum, New Delhi, stated a press release on Thursday. ‘Paubi-Lai’ is a 21 ft. long wooden object collected from Meitei people of Manipur by the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Mav Sangrahalaya in the year 2002. It is not only the artistic or creative manifestation of artists but also denote the world view of Meitei community. Focusing on a particular object this exhibition is one of its own kind in many ways that through this an attempt has been made to make people introduced with a strong socio-religious belief of Meitei community of Manipur. Supported by nearly 29 illustrations of the story of Poubi Lai by Meitei artists Poubi-Lai is visualisation of its creators dream as also the exhibition is a humble attempt or an example of the team work of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Mav Sangrahalaya for taking Museum to the communities in such way. It is a beginning of new inter-institutiol alliance. (IANS)

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