A 2-day vibrant performance of dance drama based on the life of Raja Rammohan Roy at Kartavya Path concludes today
By PIB Delhi
- Dance Drama titled ‘Yugpurush Raja Rammohan Roy’ based on the theme Nari Samman concluded today.
- The presentation was also a part of a campaign under which cultural programmes are to be organised at Central Vista every week
- The event was also part of a year-long celebration of the 250th birth anniversary of Raja Rammohan Roy
A two-day enthralling and opulent dance drama based on the life of Raja Rammohan Roy, who is called the father of modern Indian society, concluded today. The dance drama was organised today at Kartavya Path and India Gate (Central Vista). Titled ‘Yugpurush Raja Rammohan Roy’, the program was based on the theme ‘Nari Samman’, and is being organised by the Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation of the Ministry of Culture.
The dance drama attracted large crowds, and the audience enjoyed the performances and the colourful presentation of the characters.
A one-year-long celebration was launched by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India on May 22, 2022, on the occasion of the 250th birth anniversary of Raja Rammohan Roy, as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
This audio-visual presentation is also a part of a campaign under which cultural programmes are to be organised at Central Vista every week. Directed by well-known choreographer Neelay Sengupta.
The dance drama based on the life of Raja Ram Mohan Roy familiarised the audience with his great works, high ideals, and philosophy of life closely. The performance began at 6.00 pm and admission to this program was completely free for all.
Born on May 22, 1772, in Radhanagar, Bengal, Raja Rammohan Roy played a remarkable role in the religious, social, and political reforms of India. He was the founder of Brahmo Samaj and always promoted a modern and scientific approach.