Spouses of G20 leaders get glimpse of Indian culture at “Roots and Routes Exhibition”

New Delhi, Sept 9 (ANI): The Spouse/Partner of the G20 Heads visit the National Gallery of Modern Art during the G20 Summit, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

As leaders from across the world attended the G20 Summit at the newly-built international convention and exhibition centre – Bharat Mandapam – at Pragati Maidan, spouses of various world leaders were treated to special delicacies and were taken on a guided tour at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) on Saturday.
The art exhibition themed “Roots and Routes” organized under the Ministry of Culture explored India’s civilization heritage, ethos, and interconnectedness. “Roots and Routes Exhibition” at NGMA was specially organized for G20 leaders’ spouses. They really enjoyed it and liked the whole exhibition; they were interested to know about all India’s ancient heritage, paintings, art, coins and the Amaravati stupa, which show the royal character,” a senior official who accompanied the guests said.
“They liked everything because all the artwork is very precious and unique,” he added.
“During the tour, they also asked questions about the Brahmi script, inquired about the grammar of the Sanskrit script of India, Astyadhayi and showed a great interest in Laila Majnu’s love story,” the official said, adding, that the foreign guests also took interest in learning more about the royal chariot,” he added.