Delhi, Feb. 22 -- Gulabo Sapera needs no introduction. The irrepressibleKalbeliya artist from Ajmer has given a new life and impetus to the age-old traditions of the Kalbeliya tribe. From buried alive, right after her birth, by elders of the Sapera community to receiving the Padma Shri and taking her art across the globe, Gulabo's journey has been truly inspiring.

An epitome of women's empowerment, she went on to evolve her own individual style and school of dancing, based on the Kalbaliya form and received global fame and recognition.

The dancer shared details about her journey with cultural icon and her mentor Tripti Pandey during the recently held Jaipur Literature Festival. During the session, Gulabo talked about the incredible stor...