Street Performances for a Safer Delhi

The following is an invitation to all Delhiites – who are concerned about the city’s safety and who wish to make Delhi – a safer and better place to live in.

Jagori - Making Delhi SafeDelhi continues to kill its girl child in its shameful preference for sons. Abandoned girl children are occasionally found by garbage dumps or farm lands. Usually, they are killed in the womb through an abortion. To draw the attention of Delhi’s people to the subject, Jamghat and MakeMyTrip have come together to start a modest campaign.

Jamghat – a group of street children will stage a total of 10
performances (on female foeticde and sexual harassment) on the streets of Delhi and in its ‘killer’ buses this month. The buses will see what’s called ‘invisible theatre’…a group of passenger-actors will create a sexual harassment scene to evoke responses and engage passengers in the episode. The schedule of the plays trails along this note.

The plays end with a finale on 2nd September at India Gate…a silent demonstration, a human chain with men, women and girl children. We are creating banners, fliers and give-aways for the occasion. Please keep the evening free…it’s a Sunday.

The Schedule

23rd Aug 2007 (Thu): Bus No. 392: 4 PM

25th Aug 2007 (Sat): PVR Vasant Vihar: 6 PM

26th Aug 2007(Sun): Punjabi Bagh : 6 PM

28th Aug 2007 (Tue): Bahri Mudrika : 4 PM

30th Aug 2007 (Thu): Mudrika+- : 4 PM

1st Sep 2007 (Sat): Batra Cinema : 6 PM

UPDATED – 2nd Sep 2007 (Sun): Dilli Haat : 5.30 PM to 7.30 PM

Do come and, if possible, get a girl child along for the chain.

Amit Sinha from Jamghat can be contacted (9818705715) in case further details are seeked.

Safer Delhi

Also, Read & Register for the Delhi Half Marathon 2007.

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Dr. Govind Singh
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Dr. Govind Singh holds a Master's and Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from the University of Delhi and is the Co-Founder of Delhi Greens NGO.

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