12-15 April 1989 SAFDAR SAMAROH

12 April 1989
Protest march from Mandi House to Home Minister's residence. Plays by Janam and other street theatre groups in various localities of Delhi.

Book released: Books based on Safdar's writings on theatre/ culture and his poems/plays for children, illustrated by artists: Duniya Sabki (collection of poems, illustrated by Bindia Thapar); Natak ki Duniya (collection of children’s plays); Ped (poem, illustrated by Mickey Patel); Red Flower (poem illustrated by Mona Rai); Bansuriwala (poem, illustrated by Arpita Singh); Holi (poem, illustrated by Mohandas N.N.); Gadbad Ghotala (poem, illustrated by B.V. Suresh); Bagh ki Sair (poem, illustrated by Vasudevan Akkitham); Right to Perform (collection of essays).


Other publications: Safdar (a document of protest); Singing in the Dark Times (programme brochure); Artists Alert (catalogue of artworks)
Kavi Sammelam and Mushaira.


13 April 1989
Play: Mate Ram Ka Satayagrah, Directed by Habib Tanvir
Kavi sammelan and Mushaira.


14 April 1989
Modern Dance by Astad Deboo. Puppet play by Dadi Pudumjee.


15 April 1989
Semenar on ‘Street Theatre’. Film screenings: Kamal Swaroop’s Om Darbardar and Manjari Datta’s The Sacrifice of Babulal Bhuian. Kathak dance recital by Pt. Durga Lal.
Odissi dance by Madhavi Mudgal.