Manasa,The Churning Within
22-08-22 | 07:00 PM | Stein Auditorium

Manasa,The Churning Within - A celebration of Manasa, a Devi from the folklore of Bengal. A neo-classical presentation taking influence from Bharatanatyam, Mayurbhanj Chhau and other folk dances of Bengal like ‘Bou naach’ and ‘keertan.’ Followed by the premiere of Mukti – Freedom Through The Eyes Of The Poets. A dance presentation portraying extracts from various poets who influenced  the freedom struggle - Bankim Chandra Chatterjee\\\'s revolutionary poem Vande Mataram, Makhanlal Chaturvedi\\\'s Pushp ki Abhilasha,  Sarojini Naidu’s  To India, anonymous poet\\\'s viral poem Din Khoon Ke Hamaareo after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Vanshidhar Shukla\\\'s revolutionary and inspiring Qadam Qadam Badhaye Ja, Rabindranath Tagore\\\'s works, and Lakshmanacharya’s Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram .  Performed by contemporary dance group, Shubhangik led by Subhajit Kush Das, in collaboration with Piyali Biswas.