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The Better India


written by Dhimant Parekh on Monday, November 19, 2007

Update: The play and the protest got some coverage in this article of The Hindu. Thanks to Arka for pointing this out.

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Those were the messages we tried to convey via some performances on a hot Bangalore afternoon yesterday.
At around 3:00 pm we started our first performance at the M G Road - Cubbon Park junction. Some motorists at the signal stopped a while to look at us before the honks from other traffic members eased them on their way. Some of the casual passers-by seemed amused and some nodded their head in approval. We continued with our stuff till about 4:00 pm. Here are the pictures of the performance:





That's DhiOnlyOne (in the above picture) on the left holding a small percussion instrument. And nope, I did not hurt the dude over whom I had my feet.

Some more volunteers here:

Another performance (a solo one):

I am not quite sure how much of an impact this event had. Maybe some people on their shopping stint went home later and asked "What or Who exactly is Nandigram?".
If that happened, it was probably worth the few hours we spent.

Enjoy the day, ladies and gentlemen.

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6 Comments:

Blogger chinmai said...

hey that seems to be a great effort by u all..great going..u cud get it published in ur vernaculars, may be this que. cud be questioned "What or Who exactly is Nandigram?" and subseqently learned of from the news media.. :)
its high time govt. realises the apathy of the fellow sufferes at nandigram and its like .. and takes wise actions..

2:13 PM  
Blogger Randhir said...

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5:31 PM  
Blogger Randhir said...

Great stuff Dhimant!!! Work u r doing is really inspiring.

5:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

great to see you guys working at creating public awareness!! Is there a video posted?

Vijay

12:55 AM  
Anonymous the devil said...

Me thinks KFC and the ride back home was a bit more entertaining

Me thinks for me self...

11:25 PM  
Blogger chinmai said...

this link dosent open.

7:19 PM  

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