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INDIA
REOTI SARAN SHARMA and J N KAUSHAL
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However, geographical distances have been overcome and linguistic barriers

partially scaled down with the holding since 1999 in New Delhi of a festival

of the best Indian plays, under the aegis of the National School of Drama,

the premier institute of theatre training which over the past 45 years has sig-

nificantly imparted a professional quality to the largely amateur theatre, through

a cadre of approximately 800 actors, directors and designers trained by it.