Pro-Dalit organisations in Hassan have organised a two-day theatre festival – titled Jana Samvidhana or People’s Constitution – in Hassan on January 25 and 26 as part of the Republic Day celebrations.
Daklakatha Devi Kavya, a play based on poet K.B. Siddaiah’s writings, will be staged on January 25 by Jangama Collective of Bengaluru.
The next day, We the People of India, written by Rajappa Dalwai, will be staged by Abhinaya Darpana Yuva Vedike of Chikkamagaluru.
Both the plays have been directed by K.P. Lakshman, a graduate of the Intercultural Theatre Institute in Singapore.
The plays will be staged at Hasanamba Kalakshetra in Hassan at 7 p.m. on both the days. Entry is free.