The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC) in collaboration with the Colombian Embassy in India inaugurated an artwork painted by the renowned Colombian Urban Artist Laura Ortiz Hernández “Soma Difusa” on the station wall outside Vasant Vihar Metro Station of the Magenta Line today in the presence of Sh. Vikas Kumar, Managing Director/DMRC and H.E. Mariana Pacheco Montes, the Ambassador of Colombia to India and other senior officials. The event was organized to commemorate the ongoing 212th Colombian Independence Day celebrations of Colombia.
The Ambassador of Colombia, Mariana Pacheco Montes also visited the Vasant Vihar Metro Station and appreciated the world class facilities provided by the Delhi Metro for its commuters. On the occasion, Mrs. Mariana thanked Delhi Metro and mentioned “This is a special occasion for us Colombians because it represents the values of our identity and Colombian culture. We thank Delhi Metro for providing us a platform for this noble cause’’
Sh. Vikas Kumar, MD, DMRC said on the occasion ‘Delhi Metro has always tried to aesthetically beautify its stations by promoting art, culture and herita
The artwork at the Vasant Vihar station is a symbolic representation of the common man and the working class across the globe upon which the well-being of our environment and the human civilization rests upon. The Colombian artist was also assisted by a local Fine arts student Ms. Lakshmi who lives in Shahdara and works on urban wall art.