Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 1 (UNI) Kerala Cultural Affairs Minister M A Baby today condoled the death of Koddiyattam Acharya Madhava Chakyar.
In a condolence message he said, Acharya Madhava Chakyar was a great Koodiyattam artist, who acquired unending knowledge about the art-form.' He had a great role in getting UNESCO award to Koodiyattam, an art-form that has to be protected in the World. The Government has great gratitude in presenting State's cultural award (Nrithya Natya Award) to him at his residence, the minister said.
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