The Dharmapuri district administration has given them some support by commissioning them to paint walls of government schools
Wall painters are facing stiff competition from digitally printed flex banners and wall posters.
In Dharmapuri, the district administration has commissioned them to create art on the walls of government schools, passing messages of awareness and Tamil culture.
But painters say much more needs to be done to save this dying art.
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