Report by OD bureau; New Delhi: Eminent Odia Literary Personality Dr. Gourahari Das, Editor (Feature), SAMBADA Odia Daily and Principal, Sambad School of Media and Culture ( SSoMaC) and his Literary friends Banoj Tripathy, Ajay Swain and Diptiranjan Martha donated 83 Books to the "Gopabandhu Library" of Shri Jagannath Mandir, Tyagraj Nagar, New Delhi last evening.
Dr. Gourahari Das hails the Shri Jagannath Mandir authorities for setting up this Library with their own effort to popularise Jaganath culture. Dr Das also hailed the authorities for arranging Library hall in well mannered. Editor of 'Batighar' Banoj Tripathy stresses on need for development of this library. He raises concern over lack of books on Jaganath culture. Eminent writer Dr. Ajay Swain, youth leader Tejeswar Parida, advocate Tarun Samantray, artist Sanjya Bhatt, Wikipedia consultant Subashish Panigrahi participated in this event.
During this occasion Diptiranjan Martha , Director of Divine Group donated 2 air conditioners for the library. During this occasion Shri Jagannath Mandir authorities felicitated all the guests. From Temple administration Secretary K D Biswal, Vice President Narayan Dhal, Treasurer Debanada Sahoo and Ashok Kumar Sahoo participated in this event.
On This occasion Temple Administration appeals all Odia across the globe to donate more and more Odia books to the Library . Address is - Shr Jagannath Mandir, Tyagraj Nagar, Near Safdarjung Bus Terminal, Jagannath Marg, New Delhi - 110003.