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Week-long maiden Mwihur International theatre fest held in Kokrajhar

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HT Correspondent

KOKRAJHAR,Feb 4: The first-ever ‘Mwihur International Theatre Festival’ concluded in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) on Friday evening. The seven day-long programme was held at the Bodofa Cultural Complex, Chandamari here.

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Altogether13 plays were enacted by renowned theatre artistes from around the world in various languages including Bodo, Assamese, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhala, and Malayalam, among others during the week-long festival which was organised by the Lwrgi Theatre Group, Kokrajhar and supported by the Government of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR).

There was a lot of enthusiasm among the theatre-loving citizens in the region about the festival.

In the evening on the concluding day, the ‘Rudali’ drama in Rajashthani language was

performed by the ‘Gandhi Hindustani Sahitya Sabha and Sumukha, Delhi’. It was enjoyed by the audience.

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Chief Executive Member of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR),Pramod Boro, Assam Cabinet Minister Urkhao Gwra Brahma, BTR Executive Member Reo Reoa Narzihary graced the occasion as guests and watched the last drama ‘Rudali’.

Boro lauded the organisers for organizing the international drama festival which has gathered theatre’s entertainment among the citizens.

He added that the BTR government has been committed to work for the all-round development of the Bodoland region since its inception.

“I am delighted to have watched  the last drama ‘Rudali’ in Rajashthani language performed by the ‘Gandhi Hindustani Sahitya Sabha’ and ‘Sumukha, Delhi’ held at Bodofa Cultural Complex, Kokrajhar. Such an event will surely promote the art and culture of theatre art our younger generation and also provide a wonderful opportunity to our aspiring Bodo theatre artistes,” added Boro.

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