Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives a portrait of Mirabai, skillfully crafted by the versatile artist from Mathura, Shri Krishna Kanhai, and his wife, Smt. Kusum


Krishna Kanhai has already been included by World Book of Records, UK  for most life-size painting of the past and present 21 chief ministers and 18 speakers in Vidhan Sabha of Uttar Pradesh, India as an individual artist.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first PM to offer prayers at the Lord Krishna Janmasthan Mandir and attended ‘Mirabai Janmotsav’ organised to celebrate the 525th birth anniversary of the mystic poet and Lord Krishna devotee in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura. On this occasion, Versatile Artist of Mathura Shri Krishna Kanhai his wife Smt. Kusum had a courtesy visit to meet Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The visit lasted for 10 minutes and he presented  a portrait of 40”x 54” of  Mirabai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated his painting and cause of painting. Significantly, Prime Minister Modi offered prayers at the Krishna Janmasthan and attended a cultural programme in Mathura. UP Governor Anandiben Patel, CM Yogi Adityanath, UP Deputy CMs, Mathura MP Hema Malini among other senior leaders were present at the occasion.

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