During 10 days of the Ramleela, 59-year-old Dhiman sleeps on the ground. He played the first role of Rajkumar in Ramleela before 1976, then played the role of Hanuman for 13 years, again the role of Dashrath for more than 14 years.
The Luv Kush Ramlila, one of the oldest in the city, roped in politicians to be part of the 10-day affair. While the role of Raja Janak, Sita’s father, was played by Union Minister and Chandni Chowk MP Harsh Vardhan, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari played the role of Angad.
Advocate Pramod Pachouray’s passion for Ramleela brought him here to Chandigarh for 10 days. For the last 23 years, he has been playing the role of Hanuman at Ramleelas in Mathura but this time he has a dual role to play in Chandigarh.
The court refused to strike down Board's order granting permission to Leela Samiti. It was hearing a plea filed by Arun Singh Dhadwal, chairman of Shree Dussehra Samiti, which claimed it had been organising the festival at same ground since a decade.
With the use of advanced technologies such as light, aerial acts and sound effects, the overall performances of Ramleela at Jamnipur Kotwa has completely changed. This Ramleela is performed around 30 km from Allahabad, now renamed as Prayagraj since the last 100 years now