Dissent is the soul of creativity: M K Raina

Dissent is the soul of creativity for when you question the old you get something new. When our socio-cultural political miliue and norms are questioned by one person that gives nectar for the present and the future, said M. K Raina, eminent theatre personality and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardee.
Mr. Raina was delivering his talk on Creativity and Dissent in Central University of Jharkhand. He outlined the whole Indian tradition of dissent taking into consideration Natyasastra, Abhinavgupt, Bhaas, bhakti and Sufi movement and later  performance of Neel Darpan and independence struggle. He emphasized on the Indian tradition of dialogue and how that led to creation of something new. 
This talk was organised under the auspices of Popular Lecture Series being organised in the Central University of Jharkhand to promote interdisciplinary dialogue among the faculties, scholars and students. In this lecture series prominent persons in their respective fields are invited to talk about issues of relevance for the enriching the academics. 

Till now speakers like Padmashri Prof. G. D. Yadav and Indresh Kumar and many more have spoken. 
Earlier in the morning Prof. Nand Kumar Yadav 'Indu' welcomed and felicitated Mr. M. K. RAINA. MR. Raina is also conducting two day workshop for performing arts students and theatre enthusiasts in CUJ. This workshop is coordinated by Dr. Venkata Naresh Burla.
During popular lecture talk Prof. Sarang Medhekar, Convener Popular Lecture Committee welcomed and felicitated the guest.
The lecture session was conducted by Dr. Sudarshan Yadav and Dr. Rajanikant Pandey and Dr. Shivendra Prasad.