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Zee News
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 05:52:30 -0800

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced the formation of a data bank of Jatra (Bengal's folk theatre) artists to conserve and promote the form. Banerjee inaugurated the 19th edition of the three-day Jatra festival at ...
 
Business Standard
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 23:25:16 -0800

Why does US President Barack Obama lose sleep over Pakistan? Is it because of the possibility that one day some angry general may not give in to the temptation of knocking more than a few heads and decide to hand over one or more of the bombs to a ...
 
Livemint
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:16:39 -0700

... Charlie Chaplin, Thomas Vinterberg and Lars Von Trier—wants to stick to a characteristic low-budget aesthetic, employing elements from theatre and jatra, Bengal folk theatre. His kind of cinema might aim high, says Bhattacharyya, but remains grounded.
 
Times of India
Thu, 30 May 2013 14:43:18 -0700

No one would know what dressing up like a woman in public takes more than Bhaduri. After all, he has acted in jatra, Bengal's popular folk theatre, portraying hundreds of female characters before boisterous audiences. But Bhaduri candidly admits that ...
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