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Playwright Manjul Bhardwaj’s powerful new play Drop by Drop:Water

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Playwright Manjul Bhardwaj’s powerful new play Drop by Drop:Water which not only celebrates water’s life-sustaining virtue but also strongly opposes its privatization is set to tour Europe.
By Adab Nawaz
The need to save water was never in doubt. But eyebrows were raised when multinationals pounced on water, one of the most important bounties of nature, to privatize it. While the likes of feisty activist Medha Patkar fights a losing battle against alleged infringement of rights of the poor on resources like water, the debate rages, including in the world of theatre. Now city-based playwright Manjul Bhardwaj’s powerful new play Drop by Drop:Water which not only celebrates water’s life-sustaining virtue but also strongly opposes its privatization is set to tour Europe. While the trip is sponsored by several agencies like UNESCO and UNICEF, the shows are noncommercial.
To be presented as part of Children’s Cultural Caravan in Europe (August 26-October 29), the play (in Eng…