8th Jaikiran Samman Conferred

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Bhubaneswar: Smt. Krishna Mohanty, Social activist bagged 8th Jaikiran Samman from Jaikiran Trust at a programme organised at Rabindra Mandap, here on Monday.

On this occassion, the Guru Gopal Chandra Panda Samman was conferred on Odissi music maestro Guru Ramahari Das.

It wound up with a dance drama “Ahimsa” by the artistes of Orissa Dance Akademy. It was directed by Padmashree Odissi Dancer Aruna Mohanty.

The award ceremony is held in remembrance of freedom fighters and former MLAs Jaykrushna Mohanty and Kiran Lekha Mohanty.