Minister offers help to veteran dancer Tara Balgopal living in penury

Monday, Aug 29, 2016,11:38 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday called and offered help to veteran danseuse Tara Balgopal who is living in a state of penury in the national capital.

“I have spoken to Ms Tara Balgopal. I have understood the problem. We will help her,” Sushma tweeted.

The 80-year-old Balgopal is one of the most famous dancers of Kathak, Kathakali and Bharatanatyam in the country.

She was living in a dilapidated room in west Delhi’s Rajouri Garden, filled with obscure household items.

Swaraj’s initiative comes in the backdrop of the danseuse’s situation going viral on social media.

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