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Updated: December 2, 2011 20:19 IST

Gopalkrishna Gandhi appointed Kalakshetra chairman

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File photo of former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi, who has been appointed chairman of the Kalakshetra Foundation.
The Hindu File photo of former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi, who has been appointed chairman of the Kalakshetra Foundation.

Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi has been appointed chairman of Chennai-based Kalakshetra Foundation.

The Central government on Friday notified the appointment of Mr. Gandhi, who would hold the office for five years, a release from the foundation said in Chennai.

Mr. Gandhi, a noted music and dance enthusiast and a writer of distinction, having authored numerous books and a play, replaces Justice S. Mohan.

Commenting on the appointment, Leela Samson, director of the foundation, said not only Mr. Gandhi’s “credentials are impeccable, but he is also a connoisseur of art and culture.”

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