Jagdish Swaminathan

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BIOGRAPHY
Jagdish Swaminathan commonly known as J. Swaminathan (June 21, 1928 – 1994) was an leading Indian artist, painter, poet and writer.[1] He was a member of the Communist Party of India. He is one of the most influential artists of India, instrumental in established the Bharat Bhawan, a muti-art complex in Bhopal, established in 1982, and served as the director of its Roopankar art Museum till 1990. He discovered, Jangarh Singh Shyam, the first known modern-day Gond tribal artist of Madhya Pradesh state in India.
J Swaminathan was born in Shimla on 21 June 1928. After schooling in Delhi, his joined a pre-medical course, but unsatisfied he left the course as well as his home when ran away to Kolkata, where he did some odd job to earn living. 

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