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The 2nd Odisha Art & Literature Festival started at The Press Club of Odisha, Bhubaneswar

 The 2nd Edition of Odisha Art and Literature Festival was being inaugurated at The Press Club of Odisha , Bhubaneswar yesterday. Eminent writers and artists of Odisha have graced the occasion with great enthusiasm . Jatin das, Raghunath Mohapatra, Rakhal Mohanty, Dr Satyanarayan Mohanty, Dr Dilip rath were among the dignitaries who got felicitated for their outstanding contribution in their respective fields shared lot of insights and experience to the audience.

Day-1 Schedule at OALF

9.30 am to 10 am

Dr Soma Chattopadhyaya

10 am t0 11 am

Inauguration of  the festival by Jatin Das, Jayant Mahapatra, Raghunath Mahapatra

Keynote Address by Dr Satyanarayan Mohanty , IAS, Secretary General, NHRC, on “Missing Realities of Indian Literature”

Book Relaese : Ashwani Kumar’s Banaras and the other (Poetrywala), Sukanya Mohanty’s Cacophony and Silences (Bloomsbury), Harekrishna Deka’s A Touch of Time (Dhauli Books) and Saroj K. Mishra’s Bou (Dhauli Books)

Felicitations : Rakhal Chandra Mohanty, Eminent Singer, Composure and Music Director, Dr Satya Narayan Mohanty, IAS, Secretary General, NHRC and Dilip Rath, IAS, Chairman, NDDB

11.15am to 12.30 pm

Evaluation of Contemporary Art in India

Jatin Das, Ramhari Jena, Ashwani Kumar(Moderator), Ramakant Samantaray and Tushar Dhawal Singh

12.30 pm to 1.45 pm

Sadhu Meher, Ghanashyam Mohapatra, Gadadhar Puty, Debaprasad Paallel, Non-Parallel and Un-Parallel Cinema

Dash. Himanshu Shekhar Khatua and Chakradhar Sahu (Moderator)

2.30 pm to 3.45 pm

Is Our Children Literature an untouchable genre ?

Shantanu Acharya, B Maria Kumar, IPS, Swaraj Mishra, Asit Mohanty, Ramesh Patnaik (Moderator), Dipak Samantrai

3.45 pm to 5 pm

Where did we go wrong: Way Forward (Discussion on Poverty)

Ashok Kumar Bal, Dr Satya Narayan Mohanty, IAS, Biranchinarayan Panda and Ramesh Chandra Parida and Tushar Dhawal Singh (Moderator)

5 pm to 6.30 pm

Poetry Reading Session by 20 brilliant odia poets presided by Dr Phani Mohanty


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