Play on Social Evils: -Dowry

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English play on social evils {dowry} The Demanded Dowry
Characters:- Narrator[N]
Ghosh Family-Mr. Ghosh [FG], Mrs. Ghosh [MG], Sagar [son]
Rai Family-Mr. Rai [FR], Mrs. Rai [MR], Sagarika [daughter]
Story
N:-Today we, the seven members {names} of this play greet you all. Here we have in our play Mr. Rai being played by XYZ…. He is a retired person who had worked in Indian navy before. Now we have Mrs. Rai being played by XYZ…. She is a kind person and loves sincerity .Their daughter Sagarika Rai or the person to be playing the role of a wife is XYZ…. She is very shy and coward girl who is also very kind like her mother. Now let us meet with Mr. Ghosh who is XYZ…. He is a
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Scene-3
N-Today is the auspicious day of karvachauth.
The Holy day when wife’s fast without having a sip of water from morning to evening and break their fast after seeing their husband’s face. It is like a type of prayer for husband’s long life. Sagarika is also following the ritual and doing her 1st karvachauth.
Mrs. Ghosh-Sagarika! I wish you are keeping your karvachauth.
Sagarika-Yes mother! But I have to attend my college as I have my major tests today
Mrs. Ghosh-Girls Nowadays! They just don’t give importance to these rituals. What should we say now?
Sagarika- But mom I am following the rituals too.
Mrs. Ghosh-Oh! Then why are you going to the college. Today you can stay and help me as the maid has taken holiday. You nasty girl I know you, you will go out have fun eat food and leave this old lady with loads of work. You daughters of laymen are like this only.
Sagarika- Mom whatever you want to say you can say it to me but don’t insult my parents.
N- {Mr. Ghosh enters}
Mr. Ghosh- What is happening here? Why so much noise?
Mrs. Ghosh-Oh! See your daughter in law and her spicy tongue.
Mr. Ghosh -Oh! Oh! Maya stop it now. Why do you blame her always?
Mrs. Ghosh- Blame her! Oh! You are a mad person. Don’t you hear her shouting at me?
Mr. Ghosh- Sagarika, sweet Sagarika I know you are innocent but what is the matter.
Sagarika- Actually today I have my major……….