Maneka Gandhi to sell rare ‘Mica’ paintings to raise funds for animal hospital

Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare, Maneka Gandhi, has decided to sell her rare collection of ‘Mica’ paintings for the animal welfare. She is helping the NGO, ‘People for Animals” to raise funds to build an animal hospital in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Maneka Gandhi to sell rare ‘Mica’ paintings to raise funds for animal hospital
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Maneka Gandhi is well-known for her love towards animals. In the past, she has always taken a very firm stand, when it comes protecting the welfare of animals.

Now, she has gone ahead to help build an animal hospital in Raipur, Chhattisgarh by help raising funds for its construction. She has informed her desire on her twitter handle. She tweeted saying:

She decided to sell these paintings as Chhattisgarh has no special unit of the animal care facility. She has acquired these rare ‘Mica’ paintings over the past several decades. According to the information conveyed, she has over 200 paintings such paintings.

Maneka Gandhi to sell rare ‘Mica’ paintings to raise funds for animal hospital

The paintings are from the 19th century and describe the social history of life. The paintings have captured various life movements, from different parts of India.

Maneka Gandhi to sell rare ‘Mica’ paintings to raise funds for animal hospital