Rangmanch Theatre Group today celebrated its 4th foundation day here at Boys Pahari Hostel.
Vice Chairman of State Pahari Advisory Board, Kuldeep Raj Gupta was the chief guest on the occasion.
Addressing students during the celebration programme, Gupta appreciated the efforts of the Rangmanch Theatre Group for creating awareness among masses about social evils like female feticide without any financial aid from any quarter.
"I am speechless about the functioning of Rangmanch without any financial aid as it is emerging as a strong movement against social crimes in the town", he said.
He said the way Vishal Sharma Pahari-Director of the Rangmanch Theatre Group-is running the group is laudable.
"He (Pahari) is a government employee while most of the members of the group are students and unemployed but their dedication towards the social causes is commendable", Gupta said.
He appreciated the group for raising voice against female feticide which according to him is the main reason behind the popularity of the group.
Meanwhile artists of Rangmanch staged a play 'Khazzana'. The play which was all about value of education in the society was widely praised by the audience in the Boys Pahari Hostel.
Play was directed by Vishal Sharma Pahari whereas Parvaiz Malik and Vishal Sharma Pahari were script writers.
Those who acted in the play were Vishal Pahari, Anoop Sharma, Amit Singh, Mujtaba, Tania Negi, Usha Devi, Komar Kesar and Vishali. Anil Sharma was the make-up designer.
The Theatre Group also felicitated VC Pahari Advisory Board Kuldeep Raj Gupta.
Director Rangmanch, Vishal Sharma Pahari said that the aim of the Group is to spread awareness among the people against social menace and to strengthen moral values.
Others who were present on the occasion included AdDC Avtar Singh Chib, Lt. Colonel of Army Brigade, Principal Government PG College, Shabir Ahmed Shah and other noted personalities, senior citizens and number of students.