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Achyut Lahkar no more

Achyut Lahkar, the father of Assamese mobile theatre died on SUnday morning at around 7.30 am. Lakhar born in the year of 1931, founded the Nataraj Theatre, the first mobile theatre in Assam way back in 1963. Known as ‘Mancha Pravakor' he was a pioneering dramatist, actor, director and producer who staged numerous memorable plays in mobile theatre. He has written various plays such as Arena,  Ajoya Vietnam, Usha, Black Money, Doctor Babu, Ami Henu Manuh Nohoi etc. He was an editor of a magazine caled Dipawali. Lahkar was awarded with Kamal Kumari National award, Atul Chandra Hazarika Bota.

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