ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Calcutta Diary

young men and women, who have no notion how to start small industries, who are still keen to get bank finance for creative ventures which, they will try to convince you, have economic possibilities? They have never gone to a technical school, but they have painted, they have .sculpted, they have written poetry, they have composed plays and organised threatre workshops, they have ventured into folk operas and have tried on their own, to take these to the countryside where there is always an intent, ready clientele. There is no lack of imagination among these young men and women. It would be a libel to suggest that they are unwilling to work. They labour hard along the lines their genius has guided them; but, at the end of it all, there is a pervading feeling of hopelessness.

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