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Play ‘Gataar’ depicts problems faced by manual scavengers

Nagpur: The 25th show of state stage award successful one-act play ‘Gataar’, that make clear the issues faced via hundreds of thousands of people engaged in guide scavenging and sewer cleansing, was once staged at Scientific Society Hall, Laxmi Nagar, on Tuesday.
Written and directed via Virendra Ganvir, the show was once staged via Bahujan Rangbhoomi.

Through the characters of Ravi (Shreyas Atkar), Amma (Asmita Patil), Baba (Ajay Wasnik), Gautam (Juhil Ukey), Shelly (Sanchi Telang) and Yadav (Risheel Dhoble), the play draws consideration to the demanding situations faced via sewer cleaners like inadequate protection equipment, susceptibility to critical sickness, continual illnesses and vulnerability to poisonous gases.

Apart from the working prerequisites of sanitary employees, the play underlines the atrocities and disparity in social, educational and financial sides encountered via them.

Talking to TOI, Virendra Ganvir, who could also be founder of Bahujan Rangbhoomi, said, “The international is inching in opposition to globalization. At the grass roots stage, the sewer cleaners belong to at least one such phase of people that need to be handled equally and this is what the play is making an attempt to convey to the target audience.”

Head of the departments of Marathi and Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Thought of Nagpur University Shailendra Lende, creator Shantirakshit Gawande, president of Navrang Creation Sunil Atkar, playwright Archana Khobragade, research pupil at Jawaharlal Nehru University Surendra Wankhede and littérateur Yashwant Manohar had been the guests.

The technical beef up was once given via Supriya Rajguru and Kishore Battase (lighting fixtures administrators), Ritik Amalkar (set decorator), Ashish Durge (background song), Amit Ganvir (makeup artist), Karuna Naik (gown designer) and Surendra Wankhede (inventive head).

Pratik Khobragade, Ajinkya Sute, Rishikesh Kapse, Neha Moon, Priyanka Tayde, Shubham Lute, Anshul Niwal, Pranav Orke, Jaswant Singh, Amar Nivesh, Arya Lede, Jagriti Khadatkar and Akshay Gedam looked after level paintings.

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