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Column: Balijatra - Symbol Of A Great Legacy

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik deserves kudos for demanding ‘National Maritime Heritage Festival’ status for the Cuttack Balijatra which has come to symbolise the great maritime tradition of Odisha. The coast of Kalinga, as the state was known in ancient times, was dotted with important ports which were fulcrums of trade and […]

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Bali Jatra testimony to India-Indonesia cultural ties: PM Modi

  Jakarta: While addressing the Indian diaspora in the Indonesian capital today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned about Bali Jatra and how it has helped in maintaining strong cultural ties between the two nations. “Bali Jatra is celebrated every year in the Indian state of Odisha, a festival which is being celebrated for many years […]

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Balijatra festival begins in Cuttack

Cuttack: The annual ‘Balijatra’ festival was inaugurated today by Health and Law Minister Pratap Jena at Gadagadia ghat here on the banks of river Mahanadi. The week-long famous fair on an area of 30 acres on the river bank will continue till November 10. It got the nod from east zone bench of National Green […]