Sheo Dan Mal

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Sheo Dan Mal
Born (1923-08-05)August 5, 1923
Phalodi
Died January 24, 2007(2007-01-24) (aged 83)
Nagpur
Nationality Indian
Occupation Architect
Buildings Deekshabhoomi, Yashwant Stadium, Nagpur; Panchasheel Theatre etc.

Sheo Dan Mal (August 5, 1923 – January 24, 2007) was an Indian architect. He is known for designing B. R. Ambedkar's memorial at Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur.[1]

Mal was born in Phalodi, a city and a municipality in Jodhpur district, Rajasthan on August 5, 1923. He studied architecture at All India Council for Technical Education, and completed his diploma. He became an Associate Member of the Institution of Engineer (AMIE) in 1954.[1]

After serving in many post, Mokha went to the Indian city of Nagpur in 1956.[1] In Nagpur the first building he designed was the Panchasheel cinema theatre, later it became a landmark. He also designed the Guru Nanak Bhawan auditorium of the University of Nagpur, the buildings of the local branches of Indian Medical Association and the Institution of Engineers, the Town Hall of Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Yeshwant Stadium, and the sprawling market yard of Nagpur Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC). He designed many complexes in Indian cities such as Indore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, etc.[1]

Mal died on January 24, 2007 in Nagpur.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Dr Ambedkar memorial architect Sheo Dan Mal passes away". OneIndia. January 25, 2007. Retrieved January 20, 2009.