A leading scholar of Indian classical dance, art, architecture, and art history, Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan passed away Wednesday morning.
She was a former Member of Parliament and also served as Secretary to the Government in the Ministry of Education, where she was responsible for the establishment of a large number of national institutions of higher education.
Dr. Vatsyayan served as the founding Director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.
She was former President of India International Centre (IIC) and an IIC Life Trustee and the Chairperson of the IIC International Research Division. (AIR NEWS)