Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 12:
Three artists from Odisha were conferred with the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards at a function in New Delhi on Friday evening.
Odissi danseuse Sangeeta Dash, Odissi musician Bankim Sethi and mardal player Dhaneswar Swain were conferred with the award by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee in a glittering function at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The award carries a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, a copper plaque and a shawl.