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Gananatya Sangha
TypeTheatre group
  • Kolkata, India

Gananatya, or Gananatya Sangha, which started the Gananatya Andolan (People's Theatre Movement), were a radical theatre group which attempted to bring social and political theater to rural villages in Bengal in the 1930s and 1940s.[1][2]


  1. ^ Theatre and politics: a study of group theatre movement of Bengal, 1948-1987, by Kuntal Mukhopadhyay. Pub. Bibhasa, 1999. ISBN 8187337044. Page 50.
  2. ^ Encyclopaedia of Indian literature, Volume 6. by Amaresh Datta, Mohan Lal. Sahitya Akademi, 1994. Page 4823.