Skip to main content
Sabrang
Sabrang
Health

Corona warriors adorn walls of Mahim Jn

Portraits of essential service workers painted to honour those who kept working through the pandemic

Santosh Keer 29 Jul 2020

Mahim

Heroes of Mumbai, a wall painting project by Asian Paints and ST+art, is bringing some cheer amidst the gloom of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a part of this project, portraits of 28 corona warriors were painted on the walls of the Mahim Junction railway station in Mumbai. These include doctors, nurses, sanitation workers, delivery persons, vegetable vendors, police personnel and many others.

The project is an extension of St+art India Foundation’s Art Stations project where public transit spaces are being turned into walk-through art galleries. While the murals have been designed by Gujarat based artist Do, they have been painted by artist Musnir Bukhari.

According to an Asian Paints press release, “As one walks past the multi-hued facade, citizens are continually reminded that if not for the delivery staff that brings our essentials home, the sanitation worker who keeps the roads clean and the policeman untiringly ensuring that no one ventures out without a mask, we would not feel as safe and secure as we do.”

Explaining the rationale behind choosing the location, the release said, “The Mahim Junction railway station, which has in pre-lockdown times handled footfalls of close to two lakh people daily, is the ideal location to remind ourselves that we owe our sense of safety and security to hundreds of these selfless people.”

Here are a few images of the wall art project: 

Mahim

Mahim
 

mahim

Mahim

Mahim

 

A video of the project may be viewed here: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related:

Lakhs of anganwadi workers observe ‘Lalkar Diwas’

ASHA Workers on Covid-19 duty demand safety gear, healthcare, insurance

Corona warriors adorn walls of Mahim Jn

Portraits of essential service workers painted to honour those who kept working through the pandemic

Mahim

Heroes of Mumbai, a wall painting project by Asian Paints and ST+art, is bringing some cheer amidst the gloom of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a part of this project, portraits of 28 corona warriors were painted on the walls of the Mahim Junction railway station in Mumbai. These include doctors, nurses, sanitation workers, delivery persons, vegetable vendors, police personnel and many others.

The project is an extension of St+art India Foundation’s Art Stations project where public transit spaces are being turned into walk-through art galleries. While the murals have been designed by Gujarat based artist Do, they have been painted by artist Musnir Bukhari.

According to an Asian Paints press release, “As one walks past the multi-hued facade, citizens are continually reminded that if not for the delivery staff that brings our essentials home, the sanitation worker who keeps the roads clean and the policeman untiringly ensuring that no one ventures out without a mask, we would not feel as safe and secure as we do.”

Explaining the rationale behind choosing the location, the release said, “The Mahim Junction railway station, which has in pre-lockdown times handled footfalls of close to two lakh people daily, is the ideal location to remind ourselves that we owe our sense of safety and security to hundreds of these selfless people.”

Here are a few images of the wall art project: 

Mahim

Mahim
 

mahim

Mahim

Mahim

 

A video of the project may be viewed here: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related:

Lakhs of anganwadi workers observe ‘Lalkar Diwas’

ASHA Workers on Covid-19 duty demand safety gear, healthcare, insurance

Related Articles

Sunday

03

Jan

Pan-India

Saturday

05

Dec

05 pm onwards

Rise in Rage!

North Gate, JNU campus

Thursday

26

Nov

10 am onwards

Delhi Chalo

Pan India

Theme

2020

Milestones 2020

In the year devastated by the Covid 19 Pandemic, India witnessed apathy against some of its most marginalised people and vilification of dissenters by powerful state and non state actors. As 2020 draws to a close, and hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers continue their protest in the bitter North Indian cold. Read how Indians resisted all attempts to snatch away fundamental and constitutional freedoms.
Migrant Diaries

Migrant Diaries

The 2020 COVID pandemic brought to fore the dismal lives that our migrant workers lead. Read these heartbreaking stories of how they lived before the pandemic, how the lockdown changed their lives and what they’re doing now.
Delhi HC

Hate Speech and Delhi Pogrom 2020

A spate of provocative speeches, that amount to hate speech in law and should be prosecuted allowed blood letting to spill on the streets of north east Delhi in February-March 2020
hashimpura

Hashimpura Massacre

The Lemmings of Hashimpura

Campaigns

Sunday

03

Jan

Pan-India

Saturday

05

Dec

05 pm onwards

Rise in Rage!

North Gate, JNU campus

Thursday

26

Nov

10 am onwards

Delhi Chalo

Pan India

IN FACT

Analysis

2020

Milestones 2020

In the year devastated by the Covid 19 Pandemic, India witnessed apathy against some of its most marginalised people and vilification of dissenters by powerful state and non state actors. As 2020 draws to a close, and hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers continue their protest in the bitter North Indian cold. Read how Indians resisted all attempts to snatch away fundamental and constitutional freedoms.
Migrant Diaries

Migrant Diaries

The 2020 COVID pandemic brought to fore the dismal lives that our migrant workers lead. Read these heartbreaking stories of how they lived before the pandemic, how the lockdown changed their lives and what they’re doing now.
Delhi HC

Hate Speech and Delhi Pogrom 2020

A spate of provocative speeches, that amount to hate speech in law and should be prosecuted allowed blood letting to spill on the streets of north east Delhi in February-March 2020
hashimpura

Hashimpura Massacre

The Lemmings of Hashimpura

Archives