Kolhapur Current Affairs, GK & News

A Memorial pillar to Polish Refugees unveiled in Kolhapur

A commemorative pillar in memory of Polish families and individuals who had made India their home during World War II was unveiled at Valivade village in western Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. Around 5,000 refugees from Poland lived in Kolhapur’s Valivade village between 1942 and 1948. The Memorial pillar was unveiled by Deputy Foreign Minister of ..

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Maharashtra & Karnataka get GI tag for Namma Kolhapuri chappal

Karnataka and Maharashtra have jointly got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Namma Kolhapuri chappal. These leather chappals are hand-crafted and tanned using vegetable dyes. The art of making them is passed down one generation to another. The traditional chappal making will get a modern touch. LIDKAR has in-house fashion designers who will design the ..

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Govind Nihalani wins 2019 Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Award

An acclaimed cinematographer and screenwriter and filmmaker, Govind Nihalani will be honoured with the Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Award for his contribution to the film industry at the 2019 Kolhapur International Film Festival (KIFF). The 7th edition of the film festival is scheduled to be held from February 7 to 14. The award is named after ..

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