Harish Chandra

Dramatis personae

KING HARISH CHANDRA

QUEEN SHAIVYA (HIS WIFE)

VISHWAMITRA (A GREAT SAGE)

ROHITASHWA (THE PRINCE, SON OF HARISH CHANDRA AND SHAIVYA)

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF

PRIME MINISTER

MINISTER OF EDUCATION

MINISTER OF FINANCE

MINISTER OF COMMERCE

MANY SUBJECTS

PRIEST

CROWD OF SLAVE DEALERS AND SLAVES

RICH MAN

VILLAGE BRAHMIN

CHANDALA [UNDERTAKER] (LATER, YAMARAJ THE KING OF DEATH)

(Harish Chandra was the most pious King in Ayodhya. He was sincerity incarnate. His continuous faith in an integral life was unparalleled.)

(This play is adapted from the original story in the Markandeya Purana.)