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17-year-old Muslim boy is Sita in Ramlila in Chandigarh’s Manimajra

cities Updated: Oct 07, 2016 20:52 IST
Bhartesh Singh Thakur
Miraz Malik, 17, before make-up, and then (right) after he is ready for performance as Sita.

Miraz Malik, 17, before make-up, and then (right) after he is ready for performance as Sita.(Sant Arora/HT Photos)

“For the 11 days of Ramlila, we have to sleep on the floor and can’t have non-vegetarian food. We can’t have onion or garlic. To ensure this, we rely only on home-made food, but are allowed to visit our places of worship. I wish I do Ram’s role one day,” says Miraz Malik. Full report at read.ht/BLuK