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NHRC to hold ‘Street Theatre Festival & Competition’ on Oct 13

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New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) India, based on the recommendations of a Committee, has selected seven street plays out of total 19, received as entries for participation in its first ‘Street theatre festival and competition’ to be held on October 13, 2018, at amphitheatre of Central Park, Rajiv Chowk (Connaught Place), New Delhi, as part of the NHRC’s silver jubilee human rights Mela, a cultural extravaganza. Each street play will be of 10-15 minutes duration.

Out of these seven plays, the three best will be given the first, second and third prizes of Rs 1,00,000, Rs 60,000 and Rs 40,000 and certificates. Besides this, all the groups performing the seven plays will be paid Rs 25,000 each along with the certificate of participation.

The cultural extravaganza, open for public, will be inaugurated by NHRC Chairperson Justice H L Dattu at 4 pm. It is going to be an evening of fun, entertainment, education and information with a focus on motivating people to stand up for the promotion and protection of human rights. Stalls will be set up around the amphitheatre by leading NGOs like Help Age India, Bachpan Bachao Andolan, Delhi police, Paramilitary forces, Tihar Central jail besides the NHRC showcasing their work. Some books, literature and articles will also be available for sale at the stalls. The street theatre festival will be opened by the NHRC Chairperson at 6 pm, according to an NHRC release.

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