Satish Gujral

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Full NameSatish Gujral
Birthdate25 December 1925
Place of BirthJhelum, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Date of Death26 March 2020
Place of DeathNew Delhi, India
Education– Mayo School of Arts in Lahore, for applied arts (1939) – Sir JJ School of Art in Bombay (1944) – Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, apprenticed to Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros (1952)
Known forIndian art, sculpture, mural, and literature
SpouseKiran Gujral
Children3 (Mohit Gujral – architect, Alpana Gujral – jewellery designer, Raseel Gujral Ansal – interior designer)
ParentAvtar Narain Gujral (father)
SiblingInder Kumar Gujral (brother), Sheila Gujral (sister-in-law)
AwardsPadma Vibhushan (1999)
Notable WorksCreated artworks reflecting the agony of the Partition of India; designed the Belgium Embassy in New Delhi
OccupationPainter, sculptor, muralist, writer
LegacyElder brother, Inder Kumar Gujral, served as the Prime Minister of India

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