Prabasi Odia Utsav 2018 brings Odia community together

Bhubaneswar: The Odia community in New Delhi today met at Chatarpur in the national capital to participate in the Prabasi Odia Utsav 2018. The participants soaked themselves in an array of activities showcasing Odia art, culture and tradition.

“This is the third year of this Utsav and our aim is to foster and strengthen the bond between Odias living here,” said Sanjay Kumar Behera, president of Prabasi Odia Sangathan.

“We had a great time enjoying Odia music, dance and especially the food,” said Piyasha Jena, a student.

BJP leader Ramesh Bidhuri joined as Chief guest for the function and addressed the crowd.

Sudhanshu Padhi, joint secretary of the Prabasi Odia Sangathan said, “Our aim is to create a safety net for Odias here and reach in time of difficulties. With the help of this programme, we have been able to provide a platform to many Odia artistes and entrepreneurs in Delhi.”