POST TIME: 21 August, 2019 00:00 00 AM
‘Trial of Surya Sen’ to be staged today
DL DESK, Dhaka

‘Trial of Surya Sen’ to be staged today

Dhaka Padatik, one of the leading theatre groups in the country, will stage its play ‘Trial of Surya Sen’ today at 7pm at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital.

Based on the anti-British movement, ‘Trial of Surya Sen’ has been written and directed by Masum Aziz. This is the 38th production of Dhaka Padatik.

Along with 40 other characters, the main characters of the play include Surya Sen, Pritilata, Kalpana Dutta, Ambika Chakravarti, Lokenath Bal and Nirmalsen.

Surya Sen was a revolutionary who was influential in the Indian independence movement (against British rule) and who is noted for leading the 1930 Chittagong armoury raid in Chittagong of Bengal in British India (now in Bangladesh). Sen was a school teacher by profession and was popularly called as Master Da.

Where: BSA, Segun Bagicha

When: 7pm, today