Manjamma Jogati, a well-known doctor of Jogati Nritya, receives the Padma Shri Award
Manjamma Jogati, a well-known Jogati Nritya scholar, was elected chair of the Karnataka Janapada Academy in 2019. Ms. Manjamma had previously served as a member of the school.
Jogati Nritya is a traditional dance party run by a women’s group, which often sells women called jogappas.
He received the Padma Shri Award for technical assistance.