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Folk theatre is community theatre and evolves with the way of common man’s life. There is not much of deliberation and conscious effort in it. It is spontaneous and is a part of the way of life of a community. It also gives expression to the achievements, satisfactions, pains, anxiety and concerns of the society. Inevitably, its popularity, sometimes even preservation becomes the apprehension of the society. Unsurprisingly, with changing dynamics of society, the folk theatre, alters in its content and form. But throughout the history, we find the communities in an endeavor to confine the spontaneous progression of expression withholding an idea of pure folk forms implying that it continues to be performed in same form, content and conventions without any effect of the societal changes on it.

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Dr Smriti Bhardwaj. (2019). Socio- Cultural Implications of Folk Theatre: A Study of Saang of Haryana . History Research Journal, 5(6), 3089-3103. Retrieved from