RAWALPINDI – Two dramas were staged at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) in the Inter Colleges and Universities Drama Competition in connection with Punjab Youth Festival here on Friday.

PML-N MNA Tahira Aurangzeb was the guest of honor while RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed, Naheed Manzoor and Deputy Director Sajjad were also present on the occasion.

The students of Government Khadija Umer Girls Degree College, Rawalpindi, staged a play titled “Ghar tu Akhir Apna hai” which was written and directed by Rabia Rashid and Professor Nabeela Awan.

During the drama, the young female students highlighted the harms of use of drugs in educational institutions and also urged the students to avoid use of drugs and play a vital role in the development of the country. The importance of education was highlighted in the play. It was given a message that education gives awareness and gives ability to understand right and wrong.

The second drama was staged by the students of Federal Urdu University. The title of the drama was “Umeed Abhi Baki Hai” and was written and directed by Waqas Aziz. The main subject of the drama was fanaticism and social evils and cure of these evils was education.

Tahira Aurangzeb, while speaking on the occasion, said that performance was a useful way for conveying the message because it was long lasting. She said that this act of RAC was commendable in which besides providing a platform to young generation of the region, it also educating practically.

Education was the only way to resolve all the issues comprehensively, she added.

Waqar Ahmed, RAC Resident Director, said that the Council was playing a pivotal role for the advancement of fine arts and such kind of activities for the encouragement of youth will be continued.