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Sanket Trust

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Founded  1992
Location  Bangalore
Focus  Arts and Culture
Area served  India
Type  Service organization /non-profit
Key people  Arundhati Nag Managing Trustee, Girish Karnad Chairman

The Sanket Trust is a non-profit trust established in 1992 in Bangalore having playwright Girish Karnad as its Chairman and actor-theatre practitioner Arundhati Nag, as its Managing Trustee, apart from theatre personalities as well as administrative experts on its Board of Trustees. It formally administers Ranga Shankara and all its activities. The Trust is advised and guided by theatre activists from all over the country. This informal advisory group meets whenever necessary to review Ranga Shankara activities and share ideas.



The trust comprises

  • Girish Karnad, Chairman:
  • Arundhati Nag, Managing Trustee:
  • S. Surendranath, Trustee:
  • S. Parmeshwarappa, Trustee:
  • Vijay Padaki, Trustee:
  • M.S. Sathyu, Consultant:
  • History

    The Sanket Trust was founded in 1992 by a group of theatre lovers, many of whom had worked with Shankar Nag and Arundhati Nag in the Sanket theatre group. Rangashankara was established in 2001 as an initiative of Sanket Trust, for bringing local and international performances to the theatre audiences in Bangalore, at an affordable cost and provide performing space to theatre groups at an affordable rent.


    Sanket Trust Wikipedia