Mangaluru: A meeting to condole the death of dance guru and ‘Shantala’ award recipient Jayalakshmi Alva was held under the aegis of Mallika Kala Vrinda in Kadri last week.
The veteran had passed away about a week ago in a private hospital in the city on July 21.
Sudhakar Rao Pejawar, the working president of the organization, said that she had given her dance shows in many religious and culural events. She had the ability to give answers satisfactorily to any questions and clarifications raised in the field of classical dance.
Those present included Vasudeva Kudupu, Sanat Kumar Jain, Ratnakar Jain and others.