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Looking to the past on the big screen

On the occasion of Vidhana Soudha’s diamond jubilee, directors Girish Kasarvalli and T N Seetharam’s documentaries were screened in the banquet hall of the Legislative House on Wednesday.

Published: 26th October 2017 01:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th October 2017 07:42 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: On the occasion of Vidhana Soudha’s diamond jubilee, directors Girish Kasarvalli and T N Seetharam’s documentaries were screened in the banquet hall of the Legislative House on Wednesday. CM Siddaramaiah watched the documentaries with ministers Ramalinga Reddy, D K Shivakumar, H M Revanna and others.

Two out of the seven-part series of Seetharam’s Shasanasabhe Nadedubanda Daari (Journey of the Legislative House), was played. Some of  the highlights included how India’s first legislative meeting was conducted during Chamaraja Wodeyar’s rule in 1881. Only after 1890, the elected representatives came in.
Vidhanasabhe Kattada (The Legislative Assembly Building) by Kasaravalli was also screened. Sequences before Vidhana Soudha were recreated like preparing the blue print, `1 lakh earned by selling the mud dug out to construct the building, controversy on the cost estimation. Vidhanasoudhada 3D effect by Master Kishan, that was scheduled to be screened after Kasaravalli’s documentary, was not shown as Kishan was not communicated about the change in time.

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