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Unsung: Devadasi who helped Thyagaraja fest happen

All through her life, Bangalore Nagarathnamal remained an ardent fan of Thyagaraja, one of Carnatic music's trinity. A Devadasi, she was struck with despair when she saw that Thyagaraja's grave was uncared for at Thiruvaiyaru. She sold her properties to construct the temple and memorial hall...

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