Transgender folk dancer Manjamma Jogati received a Padma Shri award for her contribution to arts. Manjamma mastered, among other art forms, Jogati Nritya and Janapada songs, Kannada language sonnets in praise of various female deities.
Who is Manjamma Jogati?
What she said after recieving award?
“Human is human; there are no lesser human beings. Art is Art, there are no lesser Art/Artists. For many like me , Art itself is Life!”