Category Archives: Odisha

Veer Surendra Sai

When one looks at the history of the freedom struggle in Odisha, one name that would stand out would be that of Veer Surender Sai, who led a tribal revolt in Sambalpur that nearly rattled the British.  A born rebel, … Continue reading

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Biju Patnaik

“In my dream of the 21st century for the State, I would have young men and women who put the interest of the State before them. They will have pride in themselves, confidence in themselves. They will not be at … Continue reading

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Bhubaneshwar

As a place Bhubaneswar is special to me in any  ways. One it was the place where I got the first major break in my career, also my first daughter was born when I was working here. Again at certain times … Continue reading

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Puri- A trip back in time

In my last article I had written about my trip to Konark and the Sun Temple or Black Pagoda . After finishing our visit to the Sun Temple, we had a lunch at a shack that passed off as a … Continue reading

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Konark- A trip back in Time

I have had the blessed fortune of visiting the Sun Temple at Konark 3 times in my life. The first time was when we alighted at Bhubaneswar back from a trip to Kolkata when I was a very raw youngster … Continue reading

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