Na Theed main Tain: A Garhwali Drama about Desire for Having a Son
(Review of a Garhwali Drama ‘Na Theed main Tain’ by Nitya Nand Maithani)
It is a common fact that every person desires for a son or sons for his heir. The theme of ‘Na Theed main Tain’ by Nitya Nand Maithani is about desire of a son and having daughters. Nannumal wishes for a son and in this process his wife delivers five daughters. Now the children fell ignored from parent side and the father fells torture. Neither parents nor children are comfortable from the situation.
Nitya Nand Maithani’s dialogues are the life line for the dram and its speed.
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