Varanasi/Bhubaneswar ,29/12 ( Odisha Samachar) – Varanaseya Utkal Samaj (VUS) organized a event at Banaras Hindu University to interact with the all time great Odia litterateur Padmashree Shri Manoj Das. He was also felicitated in this programme. Smt Pravasini Mahakud, the eminent Odia poet was also present in this occasion. This was part of the activities of VUS to felicitate eminent personalities of Odisha in different field.
“Story teller or litterateur has an intrinsic inspiration, which can be compared to the blessings of Hindu trinity, Brahma Vishnu and Shiva behind the Gangavatarana by Bhagirathi. And literature is motivated by the element of love and trust that results in creation of an appropriate imagery”. The deliberation and interaction also revolved around the question of bhasha, discipline in life and Das’s own belief of the characters, which appeared in his stories momentarily to have an extended life.
The programme was chaired by Prof. T. M. Mohapatra, President, VUS. Prof. Gopabandhu Mishra and Dr. Pradosh Mishra coordinated this two hour interaction. General Secretary Amiya Kumar Samal gave the Vote of thanks.
Prof. Anukul C. Kara and his family, Dr. Gopabndhu Pattnaik, Prof. G. C. Behera, Dr. Prabhati sahu, Dr. Asit Sahu, Pryabrata Ray, Debendra Biswal, Biswajit Hota, Abinandan Routray, Suraj Panigrahi, Durgaprasad Moharana, Jiten Pattnaik, Raghunath Mishra, Adawait Ranjan Naik, Surajyot Pradhan and other members of VUS was present in this gathering.