ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Ninasam A Cultural Alternative

Rustom Bharucha Though decisions about Indian culture are becoming increasingly centralised the cultural centre in India today is not to be found in any of the major institutions in Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras or Bhopal, which continue to be isolated from the needs of the people. This centre may justifiably be located in Heggoddu village in north-west Karnataka where an institution called Ninasam has spread theatre and film culture in the state. A study of an institution which provides not only alternatives for Indian theatre but also scope for mobilisation and growth of culture at large.

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