Mumbai (thestates.news)|Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais has expressed condolences on the demise of veteran dance guru and Mohiniyattam exponent Dr Kanak Rele in Mumbai. In a condolence message, Governor Bais has said:
“Padma Bhushan Dr Kanak Rele dedicated her entire life to the cause of promotion, propagation and research of Indian classical dance forms. She was one of the finest exponents of Mohiniyattam and Kathakali. Dr Rele made fundamental work in the field of dance through her Nalanda Dance Research Centre and the Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya. She trained hundreds of students and brought classical dance close to the people. In her demise we have lost a great Nritya Tapaswini”.