Our society has been known to be indifferent towards the people with disabilities. But fortunately, some people differ in their stand.
A month back, Chandrasekaran's "Ovvai Mulari" began welcoming applications from handicapped students for its three-year certificate course in model, which is to start in August. "There are various incapacitated students who are keen on craftsmanship. The thought is to prepare them on different parts of figure making. The style is for the most part in view of our legacy and culture yet with a present day touch," said Chandrasekaran. Ovvai Mulari, the expressive arts school for the impaired students, is obviously the unparalleled one of its kind in Tamil Nadu.
Any handicapped student who has passed Class 10, can apply for the confirmation course. "I have seen handicapped and physically tested individuals making extraordinary bits of craftsmanship. Numerous don't proceed with it because of absence of consolation and sponsorship. We have to look genuinely into this. My primary point is to energize them, for the most part the listening to debilitated, by educating about the new patterns in figure making," said Chandrasekaran, who is a previous vital of the College of Fine Arts, Chennai.
Chandrasekaran has a reasonable thought regarding what to instruct at his school. "We don't indiscriminately take after the European style. Our principle subject will be in light we could call our own surroundings. The style will likewise consolidate different components from our legacy and society. In the meantime, students will be prepared to give their works a contemporary touch. What we require today is critical," he said.
The three-year recognition course will start in August. "The reaction we have gotten so far is great. However, we can suit just 20 students now. We are currently dealing with orchestrating separate lodging offices for young men and young ladies," he said. As just a little sum is charged, that as well as expenses to help more handicapped students from poor families join the course, a noteworthy bit of the subsidizing is sorted out by Chandrasekaran himself. "It's my fantasy venture. In the event that I get some administration help, it will be awesome. Else, I will proceed with it to the extent I can," said Chandrasekaran who is affectionately called Chandru.