Kumkum Mohanty

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Kumkum Mohanty
Born (1946-09-10) 10 September 1946 (age 68)
Cuttack, Odisha
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Oriya
Education Graduate, Pol. Sc.
Alma mater Utkal University
Occupation Administrator
Children 2
Awards Padma Shri
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Website
www.geetagovinda.in

Kumkum Mohanty (born 10 September 1946) is an Odishi dancer.

Mohanty was born at Cuttack.[1] She received training from Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra at Kala Vikash kendra.[2] She is recognised for abhinaya.[3] She has worked as the special secretary (Culture) to the Government of Odisha.[4] After her retiremnet in 2004, she started her dance school Geeta govinda in 2006, in Bhubaneshwar

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  1. ^ "SRJAN, Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Nrityabasa". srjan.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013. "Born on September 10, 1946 to a family at Cuttack" 
  2. ^ "Kumkum Mohanty". orissadiary.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013. "Kumkum Mohanty received her training in Odissi dance at Kala Vikash Kendra under the tutelage of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra" 
  3. ^ Panda, Namita (1 September 2011). "Fest follows guruji’s footsteps". telegraphindia.com (Calcutta, India). Retrieved 14 March 2013. "Kumkum is widely recognised for her immaculate abhinaya (a dance form) in Odissi." 
  4. ^ "Kumkum Mohanty". mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013. "Shrimati Mohanty is also the Special Secretary (Culture) to the Government of Orissa." 
  5. ^ "Orissa: Srjan announces Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award to Gloria, Kumkum Mohanty, Oriya Orbit". orissadiary.com. 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2013. "Kumkum Mohanty to get Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2011." 
  6. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954-2009)". Ministry of Home Affairs (India). "64 Smt. Kumkum Mohanty PS OR Art" 
  7. ^ "SNA: Awardeeslist:: (Dance -Odissi)". sangeetnatak.gov.in. Retrieved 14 March 2013. "Kumkum Mohanty 1994" 
  8. ^ "The Hindu : Other States / Orissa News : Kumkum Mohanty conferred ‘Nrutyangada Samman'". hindu.com (Chennai, India). 8 January 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2013. "Kumkum Mohanty was conferred the 2nd ‘Nrutyangada Samman'" 

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