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Artist Assaulted For Exhibiting Gay Paintings

An artist was attacked at Delhi’s Lalit Kala Akademy on Thursday during an exhibition of his art. The artist, Balbir Krishan, says the attackers vandalised his paintings and threatened him.

Times of India Reports:

An artist holding an exhibition in the capital on the theme of homosexuality was on Thursday attacked and abused by an unidentified assailant, who also damaged one of the paintings on display.

The artist, Balbir Krishan, said the attacker entered the solo exhibition space at Lalit Kala Akademi with his face covered by a handkerchief. He pushed and kicked Krishan, a double amputee who has lost both his legs, while hurling insults all the while.

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