Badamba (Shaktiswar Rana): Utkal Day Week celebrated at Singhnath Peeth: MLA Devi Prasad Mishra joined as the chief guest.
Today, Utkal Day Week celebrations are being held at the famous Singhanath Peeth in the heart of the river near Gopinathpur in favor of Badamba Artists Association. It was attended by MLA Devi Prasad Mishra as the chief guest, mentioning the excellence of the state of the art Utkal and the talents of rural artists in our vast land and preserving the excellence of veterans and young artists performing in various arts.
The four-and-a-half-hour event featured performances by leading artists and new artists from 36 panchayats. On the occasion, Mr. Raghupati Mohanty, Vice President, Mr. Raghupati Mohanty, Vice President, Mr. Swarnalatha Behera, Vice President, Mr. Raghupati Mohanty, Vice President of the Badamba Artists Association and Mr. Rabindra Sahu, Member of the Zilla Parishad No. 30, Mr. Jayashree Baral, 31 Zilla Parishad members, 31 , Local sarpanch Shri Jajati Keshari Nayak, Samiti member Jitendra Mallick chief were felicitated.
The elected representatives included Badamba Bhattarika Sankirtan Mandal Officer Basudev Pani, Maniabandha Regional Sankirtan Mandal Officer Shri Prabhakar Pradhan, Badamba Pala Parishad President Shri Yugal Pradhan, Mahila Pala Kalakriti. Shri Amaresh Rath, Elder Pala Guru Shri Gopinath Samantaraya, Geetinatya Guru Shri Prafulla Kumar Shatapathi Pramukh delivered their speeches. It was attended by elected representatives from various panchayats, including the coastal areas of Mughaghir, Jodum, Bangarsingh and Diniari Gopamathura. The event was co-hosted by Mr. Manoranjan Mohanty, Vice President, Badamba Block Artists’ Federation, and included cultural events.