Outlook Speakout event held in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Elected public representatives, intellectuals, academicians and politicians gathered on a single platform to exchange their views during the Speakout event organized by Outlook magazine in Bhubaneswar today.

The theme of the event was ‘Reimagining Odisha’ during which discussions were held on aspects of politics, arts and literature of Odisha as brainstorming deliberations by panelists highlighted on how the State can become the growth engine for India.

While Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan graced the occasion as chief guest of the event, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha,  delivered the keynote address. Managing director of OTV Jagi Mangat Panda also participated in the event.

Noted poet Haladhar Nag, sand sculptor Sudarsan Patnaik, singer Ananya Sritam Nanda and Odissi dancer Aruna Mohanty were felicitated with ‘Icon of Odisha’ award during the event.