Bhubaneswar, 2nd November 2016 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): ‘Mahanayaka Bijayananda’, an audio-visual Odissi dance performance was organized by Department of Culture on Wednesday at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar.
The performance was dedicated to the Great son of Odisha, Sri Bijayananda Patnaik, a brave and dynamic leader of the masses. His magnetic personality and dedication shaped his destiny as a political luminary with a huge following. His raw courage and fearlessness in the face of adversity is the stuff of legend.
An Audio CD ‘Bhumiputra’ was released on the occasion.
Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister, Tourism and culture was the Chief Guest of the event. Dr. Prasanna Patasani, Honorable MP, Bhubaneswar; Shri Priyadarshi Mishra, MLA; Manoranjan Panigrahi, Secretary, Culture, I & PR; Amarendra Patnaik, Director, Culture Department; Trupti Das, President, Sangeet Natak Akademi were present at the occasion.