DMPQ Premium- . Mention the contribution of Girish tiwari ‘Girda’ in field of Uttrakhand folk theatre.

. Girish Chandra Tiwari “Girda”  was a scriptwriter, director, lyricist, singer, poet, organic culturist, literary writer, and social activist in Uttarakhand, India.  Girda has directed famous plays like “Andha Yug”, “Andher Nagri”, “Thank you Mr. Glad” and “Bharat Durdasha”. Girda has written plays including “Nagare Khamosh Hain” and “Dhanush Yagya”. Girda edited “Shikharon ke Swar” in 1969, and later “Hamari Kavita ke Ankhar” and “Rang Dari Dio Albelin Main”. His latest compilation of poems and songs specially focusing “Uttarakhand Andolan” and “Uttarakhand Kavya” was published in 2002.

He was one of the founders and member of the editorial board of PAHAR, a Nainital-based organisation involved with promotion of Himalayan culture.  Bedupako, the folk genome tank of Uttarakhand has published a small collection of Poem’s in original voice of this legendary personality. He died on 22 August 2010, after a brief illness and was survived by his wife Hemlata Tiwari and one son.


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