In the Silver City of Cuttack, Durga Puja is unique in more ways than one. While the neighboring State of West Bengal hosts the autumn festival with theme-based pandals and idols, Odisha’s Millennium City of Cuttack decorates the Mother Goddess with gold and silver.
Durga Puja is is the only time of the year when around 2000 Bengalis of Bhubaneswar come together for community bonding. The Kalibari Durga Puja Samiti, on its part, takes care to offer them a taste of authentic Bengali tradition.
From lush jungles to wildlife habitats, Odisha is home to several places of unique biodiversity, and a variety of plants, birds and animals. Also, experience the lifestyle of communities who are committed to sustainable tourism and ensure that these destinations remain beautiful for several years to come.
In Odisha, there are variations of Rasagola and the popular among them are Salepur Rasagola and Pahala Rasagola.
Lost temples of India is a project to tell the world about the less known temples of India with historical importance. Located at Khajura sahi, Sergarh in Baleswar district of Odisha, Khajureswara temple has a small compound with a cluster of temples: 3 smaller temples and 2 stupas.
Rabi Bhai’s stall is a small rickety hut located in unit 6, Bhubaneswar,among the government quarters. Not many people know about this place nor is it visible to many. But there are people like me who are regulars and visit him often. He doesnt have a proper sitting area, nor does he have proper crockery but he knows the art of making baras.