News Desk: Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) has organized a street drama "Mukhosh" to prevent extremism. The street play has already been screened in different places of Bogra and Chapainawabganj districts and has created a huge response in creating public awareness.
The play will be staged at Bargharia Drishti Nandan Park in Chapainawabganj on Sunday (May 15) at 4 pm. The play, funded by the Bangladesh Police's Anti-Terrorism and International Crime Prevention Center project, focuses on extremism, terrorism, militancy and bigotry.
The point is, in some cases, misinterpretations of religion lead people to extremism. The instigators of extremism or militant recruiters take the names of various organizations, how they attract the people of the society and take them in the wrong direction and endanger them. The play also reveals the changes that take place in the behavior of a person who believes in extremism and who is at risk of being involved in extremism. Contrary to partial interpretation or misinterpretation of religion, the correct interpretation of religion, behavior and the idea of what to do in order to establish peace and order in the society has been given.
The concept of interactive theater has been applied in the play. The audience can relate directly to the events of the play, providing important feedback during the performance and twisting the pace of the play or the story. Sometimes the audience gets up on stage and becomes an actor. The drama unfolds through a joint interaction between the actors and the audience, leaving the audience feeling part of the drama. There is a huge response among the audience that the audience can be directly involved in the drama.
Researchers and alumni of Dhaka University's Department of Theater and Performance Studies are involved in performing the play. The play was written by Zayed Julhas and directed by the teacher of the Department of Theater and Performance Studies. Ahmedul Kabir. Ahsan Khan is involved in the implementation process of the exhibition.
Head of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit, Deputy Inspector General of Bangladesh Police. Asaduzzaman, BPM (Bar) is the overall guide and supervisor of the whole process.
Regarding the screening of the play, the CTTC chief said that there is no chance of disturbing Bangladesh with extremist activities in the spirit of peace, harmony and liberation war. The drama is being staged with the aim of creating public awareness so that no one gets involved in extremist activities and activities and disrupts the peace and order and security of the country.
Nakatati is in collaboration with the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the CTTC's Tensional Crime Division. Mahfuzul Islam, PPM (Bar) and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Research and Development, CTTC. Habibur Nabi Anisur Rashid.
Khandaker Arafat Lenin, additional deputy commissioner of police in the DMP's CTTC unit, is acting as the main coordinator of the play.
The play stars Abe Hayat Saikat, Apurba Gomasta, Rafiqul Islam Sabuj Talukder, Moniruzzaman Ripon, Ragib Naeem, Digar Md. Kaushik, Kamrunnahar Munni, Debashish Kumar, Shuvro Sarkar and Ivana Meghla.
The play has been screened in different places of Bogra till May 8-10 with the overall cooperation of Bogra District Police. Then on 11-15 May it is being displayed in different places of Chapainawabganj. Today (May 15) is the last stage of the street play in Chapainawabganj.