Bhubaneswar,17/7 ( Odisha Samachar/Abhisek Mohanty): On the eve of Nabakalebara Rathyatra, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday unveiled the photo book “The Parambramha”, the hues of Lord Jagannath’s Holy Land at Hotel Hindustan International here. The book has been published by Odisha Tribal and Rural Tourism Cooperative Society Limited.
Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said “Parambramha Shree Jagannath is the identity of all Odia people. Jagannath devotees in different parts of the world will get an opportunity to know about Nabakalebara is a unique and important event of Lord Jagannath by reading this book”. He stated the book will be of immense help to the researchers.
Writer of the book Sanjay Jena said “The 164-page coffee table book contains important information about Nabakalebara and its significance. The book is also an attempt to make the tourists aware about Nabakalebara festival, Odia culture and tradition through the pictorial photographs published in the book”. The book costs Rs. 3000, he added.