The Sixth Rangayana in The State to Come up at Karkala For Staging Yakshagana Prasangas

The Sixth Rangayana in The State to Come up at Karkala For Staging Yakshagana Prasangas

The sixth Rangayana in the State is proposed to come up at Karkala in Udupi district. The Yaksha Rangayana will be used for staging Yakshagana prasangas. Minister for Kannada and Culture V. Sunil Kumar said that the Yaksha Rangayana will come up on three acres of land reserved for it. The Government has allotted ₹1 crore to it. The Yaksha Rangayana will emerge as a centre for Yakshagana and other theatre and cultural activities, the Minister said. Deputy Commissioner of Udupi M. Kurma Rao said that Yaksha Rangayana and the theme park will emerge as added attractions of Karkala.

Later, addressing a gathering at the inauguration of 10-day Karkala Utsava, Mr. Sunil Kumar said that the 10-day utsava will feature food festival, kite festival, dog show, “goodu deepa” (kiln lamp) shows, cinema shows and other cultural programmes. The Deputy Commissioner said that the utsava aims at rekindling the importance of understanding local dialect and culture of Karkala. Karkala is also an epicentre of many religious activities and tourism.

 

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