Scintillating dance recital by
artists of Delhi-based Sankalp group led by internationally renowned Odissi exponent Kasturi Pattanaik was a treat for the culture lovers in the steel city here.
Disciples of Pattanaik, Programme Director (Culture) & Creative Head of Sankalp, also performed the famous Western Odisha dance form 'Dallas' during the cultural extravaganza organised by Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) on the occasion of Utkal Dibas last night.
RSP's CEO GS Prasad and other officials were present at the function.
The culture buffs witnessed and rejoiced Odissi items of Mangalacharan, Abhinaya, Group Abhinaya, as well as Odissi fusion and popular folk dances, all choreographed and composed by Kasturi Pattanaik.
The other artists of the Group, who performed in the programme were Anita Raut, Purnima Das, Surabhi Sinha, Mahasweta Das, Sushree Sangita Nayak, Manikarnika, Shambhawi Sinha, Sharanya Sinha and Ankita Jena.