Dalavai Chalapathi Rao

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Dalavai Chalapathi Rao is a leather puppet artisan from Anantapur district, India. [1] He received the Padma Shri award in 2020 for his efforts in leather puppet art. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Personal life

He lives in Nimmalakunta village of Dharmavaram mandal. [7] In 1988 he received a national award for his art and in 2016 he received the Kala Ratna. [8] [9]

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