Siliguri nail artist aims world record

Report by: 
Prashant Acharya
SILIGURI
5 May 2018

A nail artist (using finger nail as a brush painting) from Siliguri is all set to make world record by painting continuously for several days during Mango festival slated at Siliguri from 8th June.
Ajoy Kumar Sarkar who has already holds Limca Book of National record in 2013 for painting in 54ft X 5ft long paper board by his nail.
Sarkar who is also skilled in Calligraphy painting was awarded with Painting Award recently by World Art Organisation in a programme held at Kolkata.
He was felicitated and awarded by several companies including educational institutions, clubs and shopping malls.
Shakti Sharma founder of Art Mart, Siliguri said, “Ajoy Sarkar is sole calligraphy painter in entire North Bengal and his works is commendable. He also has participated in several festivals, events including World Tourism Day Festival, Orange Festival, Mango Festival, and many others. He received appreciations from several state ministers and foreign tourists.”
Sharma who is also co-ordinator of Art exhibition during mango festival informed that they will be providing space and canvas measuring 60ft X 5 ft long so that he can make record.
When asked to Sarkar about the world record which he is planning to hold in June he said, “My aim is to make Gunnies Book of World record in nail painting. I have informed the officials of Gunnies Book of World record, Asia book of world record and India book of world record. I will be painting continuously day and nights by my finger nails till I can.
Sarkar was interested in art since his childhood and leant calligraphy during his school life and later after working in printing press shop developed nail art.