Girish Mancha

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Girish Mancha
গিরীশ মঞ্চ
Kolkata Girish Mancha.jpg
Girish Mancha
General information
Status Active
Location Bagbazar
Address 76/1, Bagbazar Street Kolkata 700003
Town or city Kolkata
Country India
Inaugurated 1 July 1986
Owner West Bengal Government

Girish Mancha is a theatre auditorium located in Bagbazar, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.[1] The auditorium was inaugurated on 1 July 1986 by Chief Minister of West Bengal (at that time) Jyoti Basu.[2] The auditorium was named after Girish Chandra Ghosh.[3]

The design of the auditorium was done by Public Works Department and they also do the maintenance work of this auditorium. This auditorium is under the administrative central of the Information and Cultural Affairs Department Government of West Bengal.[2] This auditorium is regularly used by different theatre groups. Girsih Mancha is one of the most active theatre auditoriums of Kolkata.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert W. Bradnock (1993). South Asian handbook. Trade & Travel Publications. p. 486. ISBN 978-0-900751-40-0. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Girish Mancha" (PDF). West Bengal Government. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Entertainment in Kolkata". Kolkata Municipal Coroporation. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Indu Ramchandani (2000). Students' Britannica India. Popular Prakashan. pp. 290–. ISBN 978-0-85229-760-5. Retrieved 30 June 2012.