“Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award”

Eminent Odissi Danseuse Smt Suprava Mishra was honoured by Hon’ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukharjee with ‘Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award’.

Smt Suprava Mishra an eminent Odissi Danseuse, writer & Choreographer of Gujarat was honoured with prestigious IndiraGandhi Rajbhasha Award’ by Hon’ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukharjee on 14th Sept 2014 at Rastrapati Bhavan New Delhi. Hon’ble Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and Smt. Neeta Chaudhury, Secretary, Dept of Official Language, Govt of India were also present in this function. She got this award for her book “Odissi Nrutya aur Bharatiya Sanskruti” (in Hindi) which is selected by the Department of official language, Ministry of home, Govt of India from the number of books received from all over India.

At present She is working as Assistant Director at BSNL Ahmedabad.

There are three main parts in the book. In the first part, she has explain in detail about Bharatiya Sangeet, Dance and Spirituality, Temples of India and dance, Religion and Dance, Indian Theatre, Aesthetics and Dance, The relation of different art form with dance, Guru-Sishya Tradition in Indian Culture, The emerging of modern dance from Indian Classical Dance, Important Folk Dances of India. In Second part, it is about the Dance tradition in Odisha in Jain Yuga and