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Tulu theatre artistes’ meet Minister Jayamala, submit list of demands

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 24, 2018:  A delegation of Tulu Theatre Artistes’ Federation met State Minister for Kannada and Culture Jayamala at Circuit House and has submitted a memorandum to her  enlisting several of their demands.


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The memorandum has urged the minister to raise the monthly pension  of distressed artistes from Rs 1,500 to Rs 5,000, to  construct a Ranga Mandir in Mangaluru and to  clear the obstacles in the way of sanctioning grants for staging plays on behalf of Kannada and Culture Department and the Tulu Sahitya Academy.

The delegation also urged the minister to  ensure grants for theatre festivals, training  camps and demonstrations  and also to felicitate  talented Tulu theatre artistes  during Rajyotsava.

Another appeal made was to permit staging of  plays based on the lives of valiant men and women of Tulunad and freedom fighters during Dasara cultural programmes.

President of the Federation Kishore D Shetty, Lakshman Kumar Malloor, V G Pal, Pradeep Alva and others were present.