The Odisha Fire Services Department too has come up with a comprehensive strategy to deal with any possible emergency situation arising during the historic trade fair.
The historic Bali Yatra commemorating the rich maritime trade of Odisha kicked off in the Millennium City of Cuttack on the auspicious day of Kartik Purnima. The week-long fair is dedicated to the centuries-old maritime trade links between India and (Bali) Indonesia.
Bali Yatra, the annual open-air fair in the millennium city of Cuttack, is all set to get off to a colourful start today. OTV captured some major highlights which will woo visitors during the yatra resuming after a hiatus of two years.
Acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has come up with a unique sculpture showcasing a gigantic 'Boita' (boat) which will be decorated with over 25,000 earthern diyas.
Cuttack Collector On Historic Bali Jatra This Year.
Cuttack: The historic ‘Bali Jatra’ festival in Cuttack will be held for a duration of 11 days this year instead of 7 days.The annual festival will be organised on the banks of river Mahanadi at Gadagadia ghat in the evening hours. While district administration has begun preparations for the festival, several programmes have been scheduled […]
Cuttack: They have always fought for their rights to get a place and prestige as individuals who are different. Some by birth, others by way of circumstance and some others by orientation. The fight still continues for many. However, things seem to look up for the transgenders as much as the challenged, when the system […]
Cuttack: The historic Bali Jatra in Cuttack is associated with many things but when it comes to fun and frolic for the visitors, it offers various amusement rides. This year the main attraction among the amusement rides is ‘Ranger’ from Ranchi. This ride has been installed for the first time in Bali Jatra and is […]
Cuttack: When we talk about mouth-watering cuisines available during the historical Bali Jatra Fair, ‘Thunkapuri’ is the first dish to come to our mind. This food item is exclusive only to this week-long fair in the Silver City. Thunkapuri stalls at the fair can be found on both the grounds of Bali Jatra. Special cooks […]
There was news, and then there were newsmakers. Somewhere, few and far between the tape loops there were some visuals which were uncommon, unusual and even uncanny. Above all, they were some of the most awe-inspiring stories of 2017 and most-watched. Odishatv.in sifts through its timeline to bring you some of the popular videos. Capturing […]
Cuttack: The initiative by a group of college students, who have now taken up the task to clean up piles of garbage that is being generated during the Bali Jatra festival on a daily basis, has won hearts of many in Cuttack. Nearly 250 students under the aegis of Red Cross have come forward and […]
Bhubaneswar: The famous Bali Jatra is now not confined to Cuttack only. Bhubaneswar is making attempts to recreate the festive fervour of the famous annual fair of Cuttack in its own backyard. The Bhubaneswar Bali Jatra was kicked off yesterday on the banks of river Prachi near Barang on the outskirts of the city. Stalls […]
Cuttack: Be it the spicy mutton and chakuli pitha or the rasaballi, Bali Jatra has plenty to offer, especially for the foodies to tickle their taste buds. The week-long festival is now the favourite destination not only for the people in Cuttack but also visitors from other parts of the State who are now thronging […]
Cuttack/ Bhubaneswar: Thousands of people thronged rivers and other water bodies in different parts of the State today to celebrate Boita Bandana, the festival to remember Odisha’s rich maritime history. People across Odisha observed the festival with much enthusiasm as the day also marks the start of the week-long Bali Jatra festival in Cuttack that […]
Cuttack: The decision of the Cuttack district administration to hike the rates for plots by Rs 2 per sqft for setting up temporary shops during the historic Bali Jatra festival is being vehemently opposed by traders. As a result, the plot allotment process is completely stalled with local traders’ association demanding immediate rollback of the […]