IMPHAL August 5: Manipur Artist Touring Drama Party’s Bisharjan, a Manipuri adaptation of a play written by Rabindranath Tagore was premiered today at the Manipur Dramatic Union hall located at Yaiskul in Imphal east.
A ceremonial function was held prior to the premier show this afternoon. Dr. K. Sobita Devi, director Art and Culture, government of Manipur, Ksh. Ibohal Singh, president MDU and G. Gourakishwor, director, Hueiyen Lanlong Thangta Association graced the function as the chief guest, guest of Honour and president of the function respectively. Bisharjan, a production of Manipur Artist Touring Drama Party was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, government of India, New Delhi, under its Tagore commemoration grant scheme. The play directed by E. Joykumar Singh, is revolved around social discrimination and victimization of common people by high and mighty in our society. The play is translated to Manipuri from its original text by Khomdram Dhanachandra.