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Seema Mehta bags 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' award

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Renowned dancer has been conferred the 'Puraskar' award for her contribution towards women empowerment over the last 15 years.

She received the award from at Rashtrapati Bhawan in as part of the celebrations, a press release said.

Mehta, who began her journey in set up her dance school in in 2010.

She is also the Director of 'Chhandam Nritya Bharati' in and was actively involved in promotion of dance form.

"I am extremely humbled and honoured to have received the Puraskar award. I would like to dedicate it to my mother - a woman who stood by me through thick and thin. I would also like to extend my gratitude to my family who have been pillar of strength," she said.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 18:35 IST