About The Artist


Journey of Sculpture ( Murti Kala ) / Statue Art

I Faquir Charan Parida s/o Shir Nabhaghan Parida and Smt .Bimla Devi recently residing in Shardha Puram Colony Bhupatwala in the holy city Haridwar I was born on 15th day of November 1942 in Kumhar Sahi in Cuttak District of Orissa (India) From the childhood I saw my parents to making statues (murti). In the locality in which we used to reside is the locality famous for statue making streets. In education field I took education only up to lllrd standard and afterwords from that point of life I started making statues in the childhood . I used to make statues of dolls and god -godess . In the age of 26 I left my home after getting my first appointment with Bhartiya Adim Jati Sangh and started my life as Professional Sculpture .

After leaving my homeland in the span of 14 years of time I worked at various places with various peoples and institutions. I made lot of statues which are situated in various parts of india. In the year 1992 I came to northern India and got my first appointment at Shri Jai Ram Ashram Haridwar , where I made my first big statue of Sumudra Manthan which had a dimension of 50 x15 feet. Words fails to describe this work which is only to be seen to be believed. After making this Sculpture I got very much praise from all over the world and after that with the grace of god lot of orders from various part of India and abroad came to me for various type of statues, which I completed successfully & I started residing in Haridwar permanently at Shardha Puram Coloney , Bhupatwala , Haridwar.

All of my four sons are highly qualified and experienced professionals with mastery in realistic Sculptures, Murals , Mordern Sculptures in Fiber Glass, Stainless Steel, Brass & Bronze etc. We work with very much ease and mastery in Bronze. We also have mastery in realistic Sculptures and has been recognised by various Institutions of India & Abroad. The Sculpture of Maharana Pratap on Chetak has been installed in about twenty different locations in India.

In the year 2007 I got an order from M/s Dingal Sahitya Shodh Sansthan, through Mr. Jaswant Singh Ji to make statues (Bronze ) of Maharana Pratap on Chetak with his other associates which is completed by myself and installed in the PARLIAMENT HOUSE India New Delhi in the year 2008.

M/s Parida Murti Kala Kendra is one of the biggest enterprise to create Monumental Sculptures. The Clay modelling Studio is located at Shardha Puram Colonछey , Bhupatwala, Haridwar of Uttrakhand state.The biggest foundry set up is also located at the same location. The foundry has the capacity to do 250 Kgs. Casting per day.

My whole family supports me in the statue making work . All of my sons have best professional skills in the field of statue making art or one can say the art of statue making is in our blood I pray to God that all the members of my family will work always with this honestly and sincerity and will lighten my name in the word of statue making & sculpture.

With the grace of god I promise to give my best always, Thanks

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