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Mar 03, 2021
7:34PM

Padma Shri transgender folk artiste Manjamma Jogati

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Manjamma Jogati was conferred with  Padma Shri this year.
 
She was the first trans woman chairperson of the Karnataka Janapada Academy.
 
Manjamma Jogati has been working for years to keep Jogati Nritya, Janpada Songs and other art form aloft.
 
Jogati Nritya, Janpada Songs are practiced in Rural Karnataka, Maharashtra and other parts of Andhra Pradesh.
 
She was awarded the Karnataka Janapada Academy award in 2006.
 
In 2010 the government of Karnataka honoured her with the annual Kannada Rajyotsava Award.
 
Talking to All India Radio News she sang the song which she used to sing while seeking alms.
 
She appealed to her community to learn and promote the art and culture of land.

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