Ajmer Aulakh Gave Voice to Marginal Farmers’ Woes

Ajmer Aulakh Gave Voice to Marginal Farmers’ Woes

A scene from his play Tooman. Tribune photo Nobody else, before Ajmer Aulakh, (born in 1942), had the same vantage point. Playwrights and other writers only talked about poverty and the exploitation of the rural poor and the plight of peasantry without actually immersing themselves into their deep-rooted and complex problems. Punjabi drama, before him, had…