Punjabi play `Komagatta Maru’, written by Gurpreet Singh Ratol, will soon be staged in Hindi, English and Bengali .
Harbhajan Gill, President of the foundation said, “The play in itself is unique with all the historical facts shown in it and in accordance with dates. It was played across the country but we want to take it to the world and for this we got it translated into English while our efforts are on to get it translated in French language too.”
The union culture ministry disbursed a grant of Rs 7 lakh in 2014 to Punjabi University for organising of the play at different places accros the country and to publish book on the Komagatta Maru incident.
Additional Rs 3.25 lakh was also given by Centre to make DVDs of the play that were supposed to be distributed free of cost among schools, colleges, universities and prominent personalities so that it could be screened across the nation. The play was staged in Kolkata, Delhi, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Jamshedpur and Kanpur. A total 19 shows were staged across the country including the one at IIT Karagpur.
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