Acclaimed artist, architect, sculptor, and author Satish Gujral handed away on Thursday on the age of 94 in Delhi after a protracted sickness. Gujral was the brother of the late Prime Minister I.Ok. Gujral and was awarded India’s second-highest civilian honor, the Padma Vibhushan, in 1999. Born in Lahore in 1925, Gujral had witnessed the distress and horror of Partition. Quickly afterward, he moved to Simla, the place he immersed himself in portray.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoling his demise tweeted,
Satish Gujral Ji was versatile and multifaceted. He was admired for his creativity in addition to the dedication with which he overcame adversity. His mental thirst took him far and large but he remained hooked up along with his roots. Saddened by his demise. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 27, 2020
Within the 1950s, Gujral apprenticed with David Siqueiros and Diego Rivera (the nice Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s husband), and impressed by them, he turned to make murals in ceramic and terracotta.
Amongst others who paid tribute on social media had been Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri,
Deeply saddened to listen to concerning the demise of celebrated painter, sculptor, muralist & architect Sh Satish Gujral.
He will likely be remembered & missed by legions of his followers & admirers.
I supply my heartfelt condolence to his household. pic.twitter.com/MKp2VJKYED
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) March 27, 2020
Gujral is survived by his spouse, Kiran, son, Mohit, daughter-in-law Feroze, and grandchildren.
Might his soul relaxation in peace.
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