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Vinod Chouhan is a photographer par excellence

Yadavindra S Rana | July 07, 2021 12:09 PM

SHIMLA:Vinod Chauhan, a small town boy of district Shimla in Himachal
Pradesh has achieved new heights in photography across the world. Graduated
in Information Technology has many credits to his cap.

He is the Director of prestigeous world heritage organization and a government empaneled VCHAU
VOYAGE LLP. The organization was instrumental for being a part of Parkash
Utsav -550 th  Anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, 2019 at Sultanpur Lodhi.
To complete the project, Vinod Chauhan traversed 10000 kms in four months
and clicked images of 80 Gurdwaras of 70 villages in Punjab where Guru
Nanak Dev Ji had visited during his various Udasis- journeys.
More than 300 images in Photo Exhibition titled “Charan Chhoh” –
Punjab , were displayed under one roof in association with Punjab Cultural
Affairs and Tourism Department at Sultanpur Lodhi, Kapurthala in 2018. More
than 40 thousand visitors visited the exhibition daily and this number was over
1.5 lakhs on Gurpurb Day, 12 th  November 2019. Photo exhibition “Charan
Chhoh”- Punjab was later exhibited in Chandigarh in 2020 and 2021 in
Association with SikhLens, California, USA.  This California based
organization has collaborated with Vinod Chauhan for making of a Coffee
Table Book on “Charan Chhoh” – Punjab on Guru Nanak Dev JI visited holy
places in Punjab
This exhibition was then exhibited at Malout at the behest of Mr Ajaib
Singh Bhatti, Deputy Speaker Punjab sitting legislative member from this
constituency. VCHAU Voyage has done photography and videography in the
WETLANDS of Punjab namely Harike, Keshopur and Nangal . The shortfilms
made here would be a part of the Punjab section in upcoming india Pavilion at
World Expo, Dubai. It has covered Hola Mohalla Event to showcase the Culture
and traditions of Punjab.
Besides, many other projects related to Heritage, Arts, Culture,
Folklore, Traditions, Nature and Wildlife in multiple states by VCHAU
Voyage. The organization VCHAU Voyage Also Felicitated 18 eminent
personalities who had contributed in the field of Heritage, Arts, Culture and
Photography consistently over decades, some Unsung Heroes and some
consistent performers.
  The organization has also executed many international photographers
jungle safaris and conducted in-numerous workshops related to heritage, arts,
culture, folklore, traditions, etc.

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