Manthan 2017: India's Largest Street Play Festival Ends After Performances Abroadby The Daily Eye Team April 10 2017, 12:41 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 43 secs
Manthan Mahotsav, the largest street play festival in India, finally completed its 10th edition with the ceremony on April 1. The brainchild of Verve, the street play society of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, University of Delhi, Manthan 2017 started off its 10th edition on March 4 and continued through the month in more than 45 cities all over India and even abroad. Manthan reached out to international locations of Kaduna in Nigeria, Kathmandu in Nepal and BÃ¨lum in Brazil, gathering more than 2500 artists under its cause. Among Indian cities were Bhopal, Chandigarh, Solan, Manesar, Jammu, Raipur, Vellore, Amarkantak, Coimbatore. Manthan 2017 featured more than 150 teams performing street plays throughout and outside the country about relevant social topics such as political issues, ragging, women empowerment, and other prominent social issues on the roads, in schools, markets, slums, villages, outside monuments, etc.