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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Kishkindha Kand: A Ramayana base Prose-Lyrical Garhwali Drama

(Review of a Ramayana base Prose-Lyrical Garhwali Drama ‘Kishkindha Kand’ (1981) written by Braj Mohan Kabtiyal)

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                          Bhishma Kukreti

  Ramayana has been an evergreen source of creating different types of dramas/plays all over world in various languages of the world.
   A Garhwali and Hindi poet Braj Mohan Kabtiyal ((1931-2008) wrote seven dramas in Garhwali language. ‘Kishkindha Kand’ Ramayana base drama is his first Garhwali dramas. The Ramayana base Garhwali drama ‘Kishkindha Kand’ is staged many times in Kotdwara.  The story of Ramayana base Garhwali drama ‘Kishkindha Kand’ is about the struggle of Sugreev and his battle with elder brother an episode of great epic Ramayana.  
  There are lyrics and prose dialogues in Ramayana base Garhwali drama ‘Kishkindha Kand’. One example of the effective dialogues in prose and lyrical form of Ramayana base Garhwali drama ‘Kishkindha Kand’ is as under:
           पहलों दृश्य
(ऋष्यमूक पर्वत पर हनुमान सहित सुग्रीव राम चन्द्र जी लक्ष्मण जी को सीता कि खोज मा ऋष्यमूक पर्वत कि तरफ़ा आणा . सुग्रीव को उन्तई  बाली को दूत समझी डरणो )
सुग्रीव (हनुमान से )
हे हनुमान जी छौं, मी इन देखणू ,
जन बाली का दूत सि औणो छनौ
साधु वेष मुख परै तेज ,
धनुरधारी सि द्वी बीर औणा छन.
कुच्छ सोचा ज़रा अब ना करा देरी
देखी की मन मेरो हुयुं बहुत मरमणा.
डगमगौणी जनी मेरी जिकुड़ी
लगणु काल मेरा सि औणा छन
(वार्ता)
हे हनुमान जी ! मी तै द्वी बाली का सि दूत लगणा छाना तुम जै की पता लगावा कि को छाना.कख और किलै जाणा छन.

            
 The famous Garhwali literature critic and historian Dr Nand Kishor Dhoundiyal states that dramas of Kabtiyal are folk style based dramas. Dr Dhoundiyal informs that this of Ramayana base Garhwali drama ‘Kishkindha Kand’ attracted the audience and people used to see the Ramayana base Garhwali drama ‘Kishkindha Kand’ with pleasure.
References:

1-Dr Anil Dabral, Garhwali Gady Parampara (Garhwali Dramas from beginning till 1990)
2-Abodh Bandhu Bahuguna, Gad Myateki Ganga (Garhwali dramas from beginning till 1975)
3-Dr Sudharani, Garhwal ka  Rangmanch (Garhwali Dramasfrom beginning till 1985)
4-Drama special issue of Chitthi Patri magazine (Garhwali Dramas and plays staged in Delhi, Karachi,Mumbai, Dehradun and other places)
5- Dr Hari Datt BhattShailesh, Garhwali Natak evam Rangmanch: Ek Vihngam Avlokan (Garhwali Drams andtheatres from beginning till 1985)
6-Dr Bhakt Darshan: BarristerMukandi Lal Srmriti Granth (Garhwali dramatists or theatre playwright till 1985
7-Dr Nand Kishor Dhoundiyal, Garhwal ki Divangat Vibhutiyan (pp108-116, about contribution of Bhagwati Prasad Panthri for developing Garhwali drama) and Garhwal ki Divangat Vibhutiyan part 6,  page 117-125
8- Manuscripts of various dramas (curtsey by Parashar Gaur)
9- Personal talks with playwrights/dramatists
10- Notes by D.D. Sundariyal from Chandigarh
11- Various inputs by Dr. D. R. Purohit from Shrinagar, Garhwal 
12- Bhishma Kukreti, LokNatya Visheshank of Chitthi Patri, Dehradun

Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti, 26/5/2012

Notes on Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Asian dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose South Asian Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose SAARC Countries Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Indian subcontinent Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Indian Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose North Indian Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Himalayan Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Mid Himalayan Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Uttarakhandi Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Kumauni Dramas; Ramayana base Lyrical-Prose Garhwali Dramas to be continued..