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SHILLONG, Feb 12: The language of art prevailed and barriers were broken during an interaction between theatre artists from Meghalaya and Bangladesh at the Auditorium of the Asian Confluence Center, as part of the Asian Confluence Third Space events to foster people to people interactions across the borders.
Theatrical plays show casting various themes on issues of social importance from various theatre groups from Bangladesh and Meghalaya was ected as part of the event. Interaction between the participants of the various theatre groups was the main attraction.
The groups that represented India were SBUK which is the abbreviated form of Seng Biria U Khasi led by Leslie Harding Pde, KDUR which is the abbreviated form of Kam Danda U Rangdajied led by Phira Rani, Kyrchanlang Theatrical Group and the Paliar – Locality Theatre Group, both from Jowai.
By the end of the interaction, the language of art had won over and both sides left with new friends across their respective borders, who speak the language of the heart.
As New Delhi prepares to host its flagship Track 1.5 Diplomatic Event, ‘Delhi Dialogue’ next week, furthering its ACT EAST POLICY, such home grown civil society initiatives come as a welcome boost to creating bonds of lasting friendships based on art and culture, beyond borders and boundaries.