Abdul Kadar Khatri

Abdul Kadar Khatri
अब्दुल कादर खत्री
Abdul Kadar Khatri
Abdul Kadar Khatri (right) receiving National Award by Former President of India Pratibha Patil at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India.
Born(1961-04-01)April 1, 1961[citation needed]
DiedMay 12, 2019(2019-05-12) (aged 58)[citation needed]
Resting placeBagh, Madhya Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Other namesAbdul Kadir, Qadir
Known forBagh print[1]
Spouse(s)Rashida Bee (Twice State Award Winner)
ChildrenMohammed Aarif
Mohammed (International FDC Award Winner)[2][3]
Hamid Zilani
Mohammed Ali
Parent(s)Ismail Sulemanji Khatri

Abdul Kadar Khatri (1961 – 2019)[citation needed] was an Indian Master Craftsman in the sector of traditional hand block printing known as Bagh Print.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11] He was the son of Ismail Sulemanji Khatri, founder of Bagh print.[12][13][14] He along with his father saved the tradition of Textile printing of Bagh from extinction and taken it to new heights. His artifacts have brought laurels to India and particular to Madhya Pradesh state from across the globe by showcasing his exceptional talent in Bagh Print in many countries.[1][15][16] His family has been working in the trade of Traditional Bagh Hand Block print since the 7th century.[5]

His work was appreciated by Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Martand Singh, Laila Tyabji, and Ṛta Kapur Chishti.[17][18][19][20]

Abdul Kadar Khatri experimented incorporating modernity in the wood blocks and colours.[4]



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  13. ^ "ठप्पा छपाई के जनक इस्माइल खत्री को शिल्प गुरु पुरस्कार". www.madhyamat.com.
  14. ^ "Mrignaynee" – via Internet Archive.
  15. ^ "Glimpses Of Indian Craftmanship". 2011 – via Internet Archive.
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  19. ^ "Mumbai hosts Rhymes and Rhythms of Life". October 11, 2016.
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  29. ^ "Rajasthan Patrika Private Limited Indore epaper dated Thu, 19 Feb 15". epaper.patrika.com.