• Published By: Sruti

A well known musician said during the discussions in the colloquium on cultural policy conducted recently by the Ministry of Human Resource Development: "Anda Amma kitta enakku bhayam. I will tell you privately about the ideas I have." T h e ' A m m a ' in question was dancer/choreographer Chandralekha. Her blistering if rambling attacks on the cultural bureaucracy and what she considered as abuse of the very term v culture' and "policy' were too intimidating for the mild-mannered musician.