Bhaskar Ghose

Bhaskar Ghose

Bhaskar Ghose

The writer, a former IAS officer who once served as director-general of Doordarshan, is a columnist, author and theatreperson

There is a celebratory air about the recent elections in West Bengal, Assam and Tamil Nadu that is intriguing. The celebration is at two levels.

Critic Martin Esslin had coined the term “Theatre of the Absurd” in 1960 to describe the plays written after the Second World War, which were totally unconventional and left people who came to watch t