Book Fairs

Book Fair In Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: An international-level book fair will be held at the Exhibition Ground in Odisha capital from February 20 to 28.Hundreds of book publication houses from all over the world will participate in the fair, which is being organised by Odisha Language, Literature and Culture Department.For a stall of 100 square ft at the ground, a publication house would have to pay Rs 4,500. The Odia books and other language books will be sold at a discount of 10 per cent and five per cent discount, official sources said. Besides book…

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Book Fairs

Pratibha Ray

The tribal culture of Odisha is very rich and women have key role to play  in their traditions.  However, Padma Shri Pratibha Ray, an eminent writer, said it was wrong to weigh them on the scale of modernity without knowing about their geographical, traditional practices. Joining the Kandhamal Literary Festival online on Sunday as the keynote speaker, Ms. Ray spoke about tribal culture and the origins of Kandhamal. Ms. Ray, who has spent time researching and experiencing tribal villages during her teaching career, said that the tribal culture and traditions…

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