FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
SIVASAGAR, Feb 4: The 10-day drama festival ‘Poorvottar tya Samaroh’ of the tiol School of Drama (NSD) organized here in association with the Sibsagar tya Samaj, Sivasagar concluded here recently with the staging of 10 different thought-provoking plays of the Northeast region.
The plays presented dealt with a variety of subjects ranging from social issues, historical events, music and folklore, etc. The drama festival was iugurated by Subodh Sonowal, Superintendent of Police, Sivasagar. Nibaran Bhattacharya directed by Baharul Islam was staged on the opening day of the drama festival followed by Seek The Lost directed by V Uto Chisti of Zoe Theatre School of Ministry, galand, Comfort Women: An untold History directed by Ranhang Choudhury, Yusuf Zuleikha directed by Tapas Tarun Saikia, Laigee Machasingga directed by Heism Tomba of The Juvenile Theatre, Manipur, Bagh directed by Rabijita Gogoi, Hatir Kotha directed by Saponjyoti Thakur, Samne Samuddur directed by Suman Saha of Sayak Cultural Organization, Tripura, Dikhour Goratroi directed by Probin Kumar Saikia and Lachit Borphukan directed by Manik Roy of Voice Theatre, Assam.
It may be mentioned here that the NSD had initially selected Dimapur for the tenth edition of the Poorvottar tya Samaroh which got cancelled due to some uvoidable circumstances. It was Saurav Chaliha, executive member and chief coorditor of Sibsagar tya Samaj, Sivasagar, who shouldered the responsibility to hold the drama festival in the cultural town of Sivasagar.
“It is a proud moment for Sivasagar that the NSD once again gave us the opportunity to host the tenth edition of the festival,” said Chaliha to The Sentinel, adding that the festival had provided a special platform to showcase the work of young directors and distinguished practitioners from within and outside the State.