Welcome To Balram Das ( Meenakar)
Balram Das, 61, a 1991 State Awardee, has been practicing this art since 1970. A third generation Meenakar, he has been facilitated with the Kashiratna Award and Honoured by the Akhil Bharatiya Sangh. He Has Taught the art to his wife, Anju Devi, a 2002 state awardee, and to both his children to ensure that the tradition continues. His daughter, Vishakha Verma, won the Merit Award in 2015. Seeing the way birds are disappearing from planet, he has depicted birds like the goraiyya from memory. Explore the beautiful animals and birds recreated by Balram Das and allow the artistic legacy of Varanasi to astound you.