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Birju Maharaj was inspiration across globe, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

PTI | | Updated on: Jan 17, 2022
File Photo: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

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Birju Maharaj passed away at his residence in the early hours of Monday.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday condoled the death of Kathak exponent Birju Maharaj, saying his demise is a huge loss to the word of performing arts.

Birju Maharaj died at his home here in the early hours of Monday.

"The world-renowned Kathak exponent with his unique style was an institution and an inspiration across the globe. His death is a huge loss to the world of performing arts," the Vice President Secretariat tweeted, quoting Naidu.

"My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members. Om Shanti," the vice president said.

Also read: Legendary Kathak dancer Birju Maharaj dead

Published on January 17, 2022
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