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5th RG Baruah dramabfestival begins

By STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Feb 24 � The 5th Singhapurush Radha Govinda Baruah full-length drama festival began on Sunday at Rabindra Bhawan here with lighting of the ceremonial lamp and floral tribute to the architect of modern Assam, who had keen interest in cultural activities and contributed towards the growth of the same.

The five-day fiesta was inaugurated by actor, director Abdul Mazid who recalled the journey of Jyotirupa, the organizers of the festival over the years and expressed the hope that Jyotirupa would continue to extend this platform in the coming years as well to the theatre activists.

�Jyotirupa has provided a platform to many budding artistes. For many reputed artistes of today, Jyotirupa was their first platform,� said Mazid observing that the one-act play competition held annually by Jyotirupa has given an opportunity to the amateur theatre groups to showcase their skill.

Mazid also said that the one-act play competition and the full-length drama festival have achieved significance on another account and that is by adding to the output of meaningful plays in the State.

�Jyotirupa is doing a commendable job. It has contributed towards the theatre movement in the State,� said Mazid.

It needs to be mentioned here that the full-length drama festival of Jyotirupa has always brought carefully selected plays before the theatre lovers. The plays that are staged carry a message for the society through their thematic variations that reflect the transitions coming in the society and the issues that affect the welfare of the society.

The festival kicked off with Saponar Ghar written by Krishna Bhuyan and directed by Tapan Bikash. Theatre lovers occupied all the seats at Rabindra Bhawan to watch the play that portrayed a very relevant topic � the predicament of the society that is plugged in to the virtual world and losing touch with human emotions.

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5th RG Baruah dramabfestival begins

GUWAHATI, Feb 24 � The 5th Singhapurush Radha Govinda Baruah full-length drama festival began on Sunday at Rabindra Bhawan here with lighting of the ceremonial lamp and floral tribute to the architect of modern Assam, who had keen interest in cultural activities and contributed towards the growth of the same.

The five-day fiesta was inaugurated by actor, director Abdul Mazid who recalled the journey of Jyotirupa, the organizers of the festival over the years and expressed the hope that Jyotirupa would continue to extend this platform in the coming years as well to the theatre activists.

�Jyotirupa has provided a platform to many budding artistes. For many reputed artistes of today, Jyotirupa was their first platform,� said Mazid observing that the one-act play competition held annually by Jyotirupa has given an opportunity to the amateur theatre groups to showcase their skill.

Mazid also said that the one-act play competition and the full-length drama festival have achieved significance on another account and that is by adding to the output of meaningful plays in the State.

�Jyotirupa is doing a commendable job. It has contributed towards the theatre movement in the State,� said Mazid.

It needs to be mentioned here that the full-length drama festival of Jyotirupa has always brought carefully selected plays before the theatre lovers. The plays that are staged carry a message for the society through their thematic variations that reflect the transitions coming in the society and the issues that affect the welfare of the society.

The festival kicked off with Saponar Ghar written by Krishna Bhuyan and directed by Tapan Bikash. Theatre lovers occupied all the seats at Rabindra Bhawan to watch the play that portrayed a very relevant topic � the predicament of the society that is plugged in to the virtual world and losing touch with human emotions.

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