Tag 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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Kapilendra Deva – Conquerer

While the Medieval India is considered to be primarily a period of rulers who were Islamic by Origin, there were significant bright spots in Non-Islamic rule. My co-author Ratnakar is writing a series on the Vijayanagar Empire. Feel free to … 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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