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Kathak maestro Birju Maharaj passes away at 83; PM Modi pays tributes

New Delhi: Padma Vibhushan awardee Pandit Birju Maharaj died of a heart attack at the age of 83, at his home in Delhi, in the early hours on Monday.

Yogi Adityanath has condoled the death of Kathak maestro. “The demise of Kathak maestro Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj Ji is extremely sad. His passing away is an irreparable loss to the world of arts. Prayers to Lord Ram to grant the departed soul a place at his feet and give strength to the bereaved family to bear the loss.” he wrote in a tweet.

PM Modi, sharing a throwback picture with the legend, twitted, “Deeply saddened by the demise of Pandit Birju Maharaj Ji, who gave Indian dance art form a special recognition across the world. His passing is an irreparable loss to the entire world of art. My condolences to his family and fans in this hour of grief. Om Shanti.”

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