Theatre hall planned in Arunachal to promote plays

New Delhi: The quality of a theatrical performance by Arunachalee youths during the golden jubilee celebration of Arunachal Pradesh has made the Arunachal Pradesh government determined to develop a theatre hall for providing a platform to talented performing artists.

The play, ‘Arunachal – Ek Safarnama’ was directed by Riken Ngomle, an assistant professor in New Delhi’s National School of Drama (NSD).

On Saturday, deputy chief minister Chowna Mein visited the NSD to get first-hand knowledge about a theatre hall.

“The play enacted for the golden jubilee celebrations by our youths is a testimony to their talent and creativity. We need to give them a proper platform to hone their talents. A theatre hall, if developed, will help bring such artists together and in training our theatre actors, artists and other supporting technical talents,” he said.

He added that the state’s rich folk songs and folktales can be preserved and promoted through refined and improvised theatrical productions.

Apart from the theatre hall, Mein visited the sound and technical studio, costume, make-up and property rooms at the NSD.

He was accompanied by Santanu Bose, associate professor and head of Repatriation Company, Deepak Kumar, Head of Photography and Videography and Ngomle.

Guesthouse inspection:  DCM Mein on Sunday inspected the ongoing construction work of Arunachal Guest House at Rupnagar in Guwahati, Assam.

Once completed on a plot of 13,038 square metres, the six-storied building will accommodate the deputy resident officer’s office of Guwahati and will have four VIP suites, nine standard and 11 deluxe rooms besides a conference room, board room, a waiting hall, dining room and kitchens.

The site is close to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital and other important institutions in the city.

The major construction work of the building has been completed. The interior work is expected to be completed by the end of September.

During his visit, Mein suggested some modifications in the interior designs. He also urged the executing agency to complete the interior works in time and to maintain quality by using superior building materials for durability.

He was accompanied by general administration secretary Sadhana Deori and Guwahati DRC Dilip K Chutia.

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