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The first transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri

Jan 31, 2019 17:22 IST

A renowned dancer from Tamil Nadu, Narthaki Nataraj has become the first transgender to be awarded with the Padma Shri award. Speaking to ANI about the achievement, she stated that she's been honoured with the award for her merit and talent as a Bharatnatyam dancer and not on her gender or identity.