Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: The three-day Sankirtan Mahotsav ignited the Sankirtan lovers with a sense of spritual awakening and cultural amity and left an indelible impact in the minds of art lovers of Bhubaneswar.
The eager and excitement propelled the Sankirtan artistes from across the State who flodded the city with a great zeal and fervour. The concluding evening featured Sankirtan by Shri Bichitrananda Paikaray & Group from Bhubaneswar, Shri Harihara Satapathy & Group from Gumagad, Kandhamal, Shri Bishnucharan Mohapatra & Group from Sathilo, Jagatsinghpur and Shri Madan Mohan Dash & Group from Khandapada, Nayagarh.
The dignitaries who graced the occasion were Saint Baba Balia, Shri Raghunath Sahu, Hon'ble MLA Chilika, Shri Arun Sahu, Hon'ble MLA, Nayagarh, Shri Ashok Kumar Tripathy, IAS, Principal Secrertary, Tourism & Culture, Shri Susil Kumar Das, Director, Culture, President and Secretary, Nikhila Odisha Sankirtan Mahasangha, Shri Sarat Pujari, President, OSNA, Smt. Aruna Mohanty, Vice President, OSNA and Shri Chitta Ranjan Mallia, Secretary, OSNA.