DD Bharati to telecast shows on northeast India

NEW DELHI: Doordarshan will telecast some exclusive programmes aimed at familiarising people with the art and culture of the north eastern states.

The programmes on DD Bharati will capture culture, history and introduce viewers to the ‘Seven Sisters’. The scheduled programmes have been picked up to bring out the essence of these states which have an enigmatic attraction during the monsoon.]

The series commenced yesterday with North-East-Poorvotar Pratibimb - Monoliths of Meghalaya. The other show is on the Manipuri theatre, Poorvotar Pratibimb -MoirangParva, to be telecast on 9 August at 4 pm. The programmes will have repeat telecast on the very next day at 12 am and 8 am.

Another remarkable programme which reflects the beauty of these states and their inherent charisma is the 18 episode North-East-Poorvotar Pratibimb - Glimpses of the Misty East to be telecast from 8 August at 6 pm on DD Bharati.

Dr Arshiya Sethi, who is the curator of the shows on North East for DD Bharati tells, “Glimpses of the Misty East is a travelogue on the seven north-eastern states of India which was produced by the late maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika, who was an undisputed ambassador of DD Bharati.”

There is another show on the theatre directors from North East, Lokendra Arambam and Ratan Thiyam being telecast on 4 August and 11 August at 11 pm and repeat again at 7 am and 3 pm. Ratan thiyam had also served as director of the National School of Drama earlier.

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