Gond Painting : GI Tag
The famous Gond painting of Madhya Pradesh has received the prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
- Gond Painting is a famous folk art of the Gond tribal community of central India.
- It is done to preserve and communicate the culture of the Gond tribal community.
- Gond tribes are highly interlinked with nature and this appears in their paintings too they include animals, mahua tree, mythological stories, Hindu gods, Local deities and folktales etc.
- Each Gond artist uses his distinctive pattern and style to fill the images these style signatures are used in collage to make a complete picture such as Dots, fine Lines, Curved Lines, Dashes Fish Scales etc.