Makar Dhwaja Darogha
OccupationClassical dancer
AwardsPadma Shri
WebsiteOfficial web site

Makar Dhwaja Darogha was an Indian classical dancer and guru, known for his expertise in the classical dance form of Chhau.[1][2][3] He died on 17 February 2014 at his residence in Saraikela in Jharkhand, India due to old age illnesses.[1][2][3] The Government of India honored him in 2011, with the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri.[4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Dance guru Darogha dies". The Hindu. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b "News nation". News nation. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Guru Makar Dhwaja Darogha breathed his last". Business Standard. Press Trust of India. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2014.