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Posts published in “Day: November 8, 2018”

Ri-Bhoi carpenter sculpts life-size replica of himself out of wood

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Nov 7: Madame Tussauds may have been wowed people for waxworks of famous persons and celebrities; a similar art of sculpture is on display in a tiny village in Meghalaya. A young carpenter decided to sculpt a life-size statue of himself out of wood and his works has awed people in the State. Born a farmer’s son, 23-year-old Kwirinus Laloo of Diwon, Umden in Ri-Bhoi District dropped out of school after his parents could not support his education. Having worked as a daily wage labourer at furniture stores for three years and tried his hand at…