Originally Durga worship was carried out in temples. But there is no dated evidence when Durga puja started on a large scale.
Thanks to the Swachh Bharat campaign, the number of latrines in Kandigaon, Odisha increased from 46 to 253. Until, the grounds realities got in the way.
Sahu has worked with Shyam Benegal in a 10-part television series on the making of the Indian Constitution for Rajya Sabha TV. He was also an assistant director to Chandraprakash Dwivedi of Pinjar fame in the 2014 film Zed Plus.
The ground reality in some of the major government establishments in the city tells a sordid about Bhubaneswar’s commitment to maintaining cleanliness.
Odia film industry turns 80 on Thursday. In the last eight decades, the industry has churned out many a hit film. The industry that began with a paltry Rs 30,000 has come a long way.
The Old Town is in a desperate state, crying for survival. I still remember the time when Old Town, just a few kilometres across, was the hub of all activities.