Goa, Feb. 21 -- At times, a touch irony sharpens the canvas of theatre. And the theatre here is on the fields and forests of Goa, not converted to virtual battlefields. As war is not just a fight for land and the ecosystem, but of the principle belief that the people of the land have a voice when decisions about their futures are being made.

Goa is dotted with warts of betrayal on this count. Flashpoint Mollem. Flashpoint Arossim. Flashpoint Chandor. And now Tivim. And Colvale, and of course Sangod.

The government protectors have power. The people warriors have some other tools like pens, microphones, computers and film making equipment. To amplify voices, to record truths and frame realities.

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