Theatre for Community Development
Budhan Theatre Publications
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Budhan Bolta Hai
An autobiography of Dakxin Bajrange Chhara. It includes five of Budhan Theatre's plays. The book is a personal account of his own life and the personal journey of Budhan Theare in Chharangar. It shows the DNT community how to sustain theatre against all forces working against them. The book was awarded the national Mahatma Gandhi Bi-yearly Award in Creative Writingi in Hindi for 2010-2011 by the National Human Rights Commision. The awards ceremony will be in 2014.
Kahani Meri Tumhari (Stories, Mine and Yours)
The book includes eight autobiographies of Budhan Theatre actors discussing their journey in the field of theatre for community development. It also discusses their personal lives, internal conflicts, and their commitment to sustain theatre for the community that has been kept isolated for hundreds of years in Ahmedabad city.
Budhan Ke Geet (The Songs of Budhan)
A book of poetry by Vaishakh Rathod, a Budhan Theatre actor. The poetry depicts the life experiences of discrimination, exploitation, political injustice, and brutal killing of Dalits, Muslims, and De-notified Tribes in India.