Danapur Station Set in Blue

Nilesh KharadeOctober-November

Walk for Bihar

Walk for Bihar
Mumbai, India

The station facade wall are given a blue base coating to prepare for the artwork. It is said that Aryabhata belonged to Khagaul - the old name of Danapur. Aryabhatta's first lab was said to be situated next to the station. And so started the process to converting the banal facade of the station to a tribute to one of the greatest sons of Bihar.

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  • Title: Danapur Station Set in Blue
  • Creator: Nilesh Kharade
  • Date Created: October-November
  • Location: Danapur Railway Station, 25.582485,85.043603
  • Physical Dimensions: 24ft x 225ft
  • Type: Mural Painting
  • Contributor: Supported by Department of Arts, Culture and Youth - Government of Bihar, Eastern Central Railways, Bharti Projects Pvt. Ltd, Copious Software and Curves And Colors.
  • Rights: Walk for Bihar
  • External Link: See more of this project on the Walk for Bihar website
  • Medium: Weatherproof Acrylic Paints
  • Photography: Sumit Das
  • Festival Producer: Manish Tiwary
  • Festival Director & Curator: Abhishek Kumar