Bangladesh is planning to create a large crop-field painting of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. This would be the largest work of art in the world history and Bangladesh will be on threshold of registering its name under Guinness World Records. The painting will be unveiled ahead of Bangabandhu 100 years of birth to be celebration on March 17 this year.
“A largest ‘crop field mosaic’ using portrait of Bangabandhu titled ‘Shasyachitre Bangabandhu’ will be illustrated by cultivating golden and violet-coloured paddies on the vast areas of crop field which is used as canvas for this painting,” said Krishibid AFM Bahauddin Nasim while addressing a view exchange meeting with the Agricultural Journalists Forum at city’s Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh (KIB).
Bangladesh official news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha reported that the crop field mosaic, length of 400 meters and 300 meters width covering an area of 1,20,00 square meters or 12.92 lakh square feet, will be the world largest portrait on 100 bighas or over 20 acres of crop field canvas after the China with an area of 8,55,786 square feet, according to the latest Guinness World record.
Bangabandhu’s face appearance will be displayed on the crop field during various cropping stages from crop transplantation to harvesting of paddy. The layout of the portrait of Bangabandhu has already been completed and the seedlings will be transplanted in a planned and artistic way on the outlay of the portrait.