Bhubaneswar, Dec 30 (PTI) US-based Kathak exponent Anindita Neogy Anaam will be honoured with the National Nritya Shiromani award for promoting the dance form across the world. Also Read - Odisha: Minor Girl Kidnapped, Gangraped For 22 Days; Two Arrested

The award would be conferred on her in Cuttack on the opening day of the 10th Cuttack Mahotsav: International Dance and Music festival in Cuttack on January 2, according to the organisers. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights

Anindita is also slated showcase her solo Kathak recital at the opening ceremony of the annual festival, organised by organised by Utkal Yuva Sanskrutik Sangh (UYSS) in association with Cuttack district administration, the organisers said. Also Read - 'Corona Esse Dekh ke 4 Baar Suicide Karega': Twitter Takes Dig at Cuttack Man's Gold Mask Worth Rs 3.5 Lakhs

Anindita Anaam is a recipient of prestigious national awards like Jayadev Rashtriya Puraskar and Bidagdha Nartaki Samman for her outstanding achievement in the preservation and promotion of Indian art in India and abroad.

This award of national repute has been given in the past to the outstanding Indian classical dance performers and musicians of India and abroad.

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