Bhubaneswar: A social activist, Smt. Krishna Mohanty bagged the 8th Jaikiran Samman from Jaikiran Trust in a programme organised at Rabindra Mandap yesterday.
On this occasion, Guru Gopal Chandra Panda Samman was conferred on Odissi music maestro Guru Ramahari Das.
It wound up with a dance drama “Ahimsa” by the artistes of Orissa Dance Akademy. It was directed by Padmashree Odissi Dancer Aruna Mohanty.
The award ceremony is held in remembrance of freedom fighters and former MLAs Jaykrushna Mohanty and Kiran Lekha Mohanty.