Rajshahi University–based Anushilon Natyadal staged two shows of social satire Myaw-Sangketton at the university’ Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium on Wednesday and Tuesday.
The four-act play, written and directed by RU management department teacher Malay Kumar Bhowmick, unearths different problems prevailing in the society through depiction of an imaginary evil character named Myaw that is used by the powerful quarter to control lives of the common people.
The play begins with the scene where a village leader called Morol, who has created Myaw to dictate lives of the common people, is afraid of his evil creation.
The play also depicts that the leader calls common people as ‘rats’ and is engaged with different anti-social activities like smuggling and illegal arms trade.
The play also satirises faulty education system, misuse of religion and mass media, which are also used by the powerful quarters to fulfill their desires.
Among others, Khairul Islam, Shadhin Khan, Raihan Uddin, Hirdoy Saha, Shampa performed in the play.
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