Uday Prakash’s poem (In Memory of Safdar Hashmi)

Safdar Hashmi was a Communist  playwright, actor, director, lyricist, and theorist, chiefly associated with  Street Theatre, in India, and is still considered an important voice in political theatre in India.

He was a founding member of Jana Natya Manch (People’s Theatre Front; Janam for short) in 1973, which grew out of the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA). He was brutally murdered in Delhi while performing a street play, Halla Bol.

Uday Prakash’s poem in Hindi on the brutal murder of of safdar Hashmi.

In memory of Safdar-uday parkash

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