Gadchiroli Dec. 27 (District Correspondent) If the drama programmes in Zadipatti are to be kept alive, the all-night Dance Hungama programmes should be banished from the district, said Padmashri Dr. Parashuram Khune, while speaking at the inauguration of a drama show at village Kumbhitola in Kurkheda taluka the other day.
BJP taluka president Changdev Faye presided over the programme while BJYM district president Anil Tidke, Rangamaj Pujak, councillor Ravindra Gotefode, Dr. Jagdish Borkar, Adv. Umesh Walde were the chief guests. Nikhil Charde, Sagar Nirankari, Atul Zode, Monesh Meshram, Tushar Kuthe, Vivek Janbandhu, Vitthal Khanorkar, Vishwambhar Gahane, Sonabai Madavi, Latabai Sahare were also present prominently.
The journalist attending the programme urged Dr. Khune to intervene in the matter and ask the administration to take action against the organizers of the dance hangama programmes in the district.
On this occasion Padmashri Dr. Khune was felicitated by presenting him shawl and bouquet. The Journalists from kurkheda taluka Vijay Nakade, Shalikram Janbandhu, Shyam Lanjewar, Mahendra Lade, Krishna Chaudhari, Prof. Vinod Nagpurkar, Shiva Bhoyar, Rakesh Chauhan, Sevadas Sahare were also felicitated by the Natya Kala Mandal for their remarkable work. Social workers Mr. Tahir Sheikh, Deepak Dhargaye, Chetan Gahane, were also felicitated.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Changdev Faye said that Natya Kala Mandal of Kumbhitola has been doing great work through the drama shows. Its activity of honouring the personalities who have done remarkable work in the fields of arts, literature, sports, social work, politics, education, religion and medicine in the taluka is really appreciable, he added.
Mr. Anil Tidke, Ravindra Gotephode, Umesh Walde, Dr. Jagdish Borkar also expressed the views saying that Indian culture should be preserved by maintaining the tradition of drama.
Mr. Vinod Nagpurkar conducted the programme and also proposed the vote of thanks. The office bearers of Natya Kala Mandal Nitin Zode, Raju Madavi, Rakesh Bhandarkar, Naresh Madavi, Kishore Bhandarkar, Shekhar Zode, Girish Mungmode, Chetan Gahne, Dhanjay Nakade, Harshal Zode and other members cooperated to make the theatre experiment a success.