Age has not withered the beauty and dynamic diversity of Orissa’s traditional arts and craft stemming form centuries of exquisite craftsmanship, they are a colourful testimony to the integral life force amongst an ancient people.
Trakashi, or silver filigree form Cuttack region, is one of the most exquisite renditions of silver craft. Beaten silver is drawn into fine wires and foils which are then fashioned together to create jewellery of infinite beauty.
The ruins of a medieval fort with its moat and gate and the earthern mound of the nine-storeyed palace on the bank of the river Mahanadi are noteworthy. Adjacent to the fort is a modern stadium.
Paradip is one of the Major Ports of India and is the main out-let and in-let of the sea- borne trade of the eastern part of the country spread over States such as Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal.
This is a famous temple of Angul
This is the palace of ex-Ruler of Boudh locally known as Rajabati. This was constructed during the reign of Raja Jogindra Dev ,who was benevolent and generous ruler.
A low pressure formed at Bay of Bengal continues rainfall in several parts of Orissa.
VP`s Visit To Orissa
India`s Vice President Hamid Ansari and his family is on a 4 days tour to Orissa.
In Udaigiri, 5 kms from Ratnagiri, the remains of a sprawling monastery has been recently excavated, that can be reached through a long stairway. Rock-cut sculptures adorn the hilltop.
Sri Chaitanya used to meet here with Ramananda Raya. Ramananda Raya used to train girls here to dance for the pleasure of Lord Jagannatha.