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Pushpa Bhuyan passes away

Noted Satriya dance performer Pushpa Bhuyan passed away in New Delhi on Wednesday. She was 78. The end for the Padmashsree awardee came at 5-30 in the evening at a local hospital in Vasantkunj area where she was  undergoing treatment for the last couple of days.

Many organizations and individuals have condoled her death and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family. Many people from the north east thronged her residence in the capital as soon as the message of her death spread like wildfire in the evening. Born and bored in Jorhat, the maestro of Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Manipur and Satriya dance, fetched pride and glory for the north eastern region on many occasions.

 

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