Thoubal: A folk play entitled “The Clan (Yek Salai)” was staged at Inat Puk- kei hall, Thoubal Wangmataba on Tuesday.
The play was performed by the Artists of Academy of Performing Arts, Thoubal.
It is said that the play is produced under the financial assistance of Sangeet Natak Akademi New Delhi for the year 2019-20.
The play which was performed with the strict maintenance of SOP guidelines witnessed the presence of Founder of Academy of Performing Arts (APA) Thoubal AK. Dhananjoy Meitei, President of the Academy Yengkokpam Sharat and Advisor of the Academy Dr. AK. Priyokumar as Presidium members.
While giving his keynote address, Secretary APA, Thoubal Akoijam Ramananda Meitei drew the attention of the Government and Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi for providing more assistance so that the Academy can be able to produce more folk plays based on our ancient literature and folklores.
He also shared unhappy over staging the play without any viewers due to COVID- 19 crisis