Published:  12:34 AM, 11 January 2018

Rajar Chithi in Kolkata

Rajar Chithi in Kolkata

Rajar Chithi, a production by Jagoroni Theatre from Bangladesh, will be staged in Kolkata on January 14. The play will be brought to the stage as a part of Youth Theatre Festival organized by Tinjola Rwitu at Dilip Memorial Club premises in Ballygunge of South Kolkata in India.

The play, Rajar Chithi dramatizes the real-life story of Haridas Basak, who drew inspiration from Tagore works to fight injustices suffered by the common people and was killed by the Pakistani army during the 1971 war of independence.
In 1993 a young boy of Shajatpur named Shri Haridas Basak wrote a letter to Rabindranath Tagore. Seeing that, the villagers the villagers mocked him.

But, Rabindranath replied to his letter, that time the villagers started to respect him. He then devoted himself to cultural activities. At the time of 1947, while many of Indian left the country, Haridas Basak did not change his residence. The play depicts the story of Partition of India and Haridas Basak love to the motherland and Rabindranath.

Mahfuza Hilali has written the play, the play has been made based on a letter of Rabindranath Tagore. Debashish Ghosh directed the play which is the 15th production of the theatre troupe.

The cast of the play includes, Soron Saha, Mahmuda Yasmin Sumi, Sweety Chowdhury, Shanaz Sharmin Khan Shimu, Baharul Islam Bahar, Rafiqul Islam Rony, Mahmudul Hasan Mukul, Sajib Ghosh and others.

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