Haryana

Ashok Lote

Grant Period: over one year and six months

For research on the role played by progressive theatre in Haryana, through the work of the Haryana Gyan Vigyan Samiti,  in the struggle for the freedom of expression of women over the past forty years. The outcome of this project will be a monograph. 

Anuradha Mangatram

Grant Period: Over one year and six months

For research into the progressive transformation of the raagini in Haryana through the expressions of women and Dalits. Exploring the effects on the social structure of Haryana through the 19th century reform movements and the freedom struggle, the project will focus on the experiences of participation and acceptance of women and Dalit writers and practitioners in the art form. The outcome of this project will be a monograph.