Category Archives: Odisha

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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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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