Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was the first Vice-President of Kalakshetra from 1936-1941.

U S Krishna Rao once refused to accept an award from the Karnataka Government since it was only for him and did not include his wife.
('When I close my eyes... ,' by C S Lakshmi, The Hindu, Apr 3, 2005).

Stamps from the 'Archaeological series' issued on August 15, 1949 depict the Golden Temple at Amritsar, Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur, Sanchi Stupa east gate and Nataraja.
('Do our stamps evoke nationalism?' The Hindu magazine, Oct 30, 2005)

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