Skip to main content

Balijatra Cuttack 2009 - Orissa



Over the past several months I was wandering through the cultural diversity of Indian subcontinent. From the inauguration ceremony of Gopals home at Taddepalligudem, than a Visit to Abhirams Naval Base at Vishakapatam to the Balijatra Trade fare and Cultural exchange in Cuttack.

Recently Concluded Balijatra 2009 at Cuttack , Orissa is more than a event to recon with. Simply it’s the best platform for the traders in end number of Products category , to showcase there products and have there business brands visible in the Public in East India. Balijatra is very historic in its conception and in the current years its been expanded a lot in its total presence and activity.

One of the best sight in the balijatra is the Gandhi Market or the Gandhi Shilpa bazzar , which is a collection of goods and products from the Rural India. One can have the touch of the teracota paintings, mud pots, rare designs , cotton and jute works etc .

This year I had snapped lot of pictures within the five days of my visit to the Balijatra fare. I loved those pictures as much as any one can think of after seeing the Artifacts. Some of the pictures were featured below and others can be seen at the eOdisha website.

Comments

Thought said…
This looks really colorful and diverse!

Popular Articles

City Of Joy and Hirakud Dam - Techyog Team Trip

Set Out on Our Journey to Kolkata and Sambalpur Hirakud Dam On the night of 15th Dec 2009, from Cuttack Railway Station. As this was the Planned Trip We had booked the train travel ticket for the three part journey.

Part 1 . Cuttack to Howrah in Puri Howrah Special Express.
Part 2 : Howrah to Sambalpur in Samaleswari Express
Part 3 : Sambalpur to Cuttack in Raipur - Bhubaneswar Express.

The Trip went well and as planned. The Best Part of Our Planning was to save lot of Traveling Time, so I planned accordingly, by making all the Journey in the Nights. Which means the traveling was done in the Sleeping Hours of Night and we reach the destination early morning . So that we got at least of 10 - 12 hours of whole day for sight seeing.

For Kolkata We had to make two things sure. One is to enjoy the Kolkata as it is by traveling through the most convenient way and to use all mode of communication like Local Train, Mini Bus, Kolkata Metro Train, Ferries or the Hoogly river boats and some Walk down…

Nandan Kanan Zoo Revisit - Orissa Tourism

More than 40 years ego , deep in the jungles of Orissa, a concrete wall,fence started to built up for the most beautiful and the best ecologically balanced zoological park that India has ever seen. Nandan Kanan was created with the wilderness , smuggled by the forest cover in some parts, giving it a unique natural existence. The View of Botanical Garden Lake , resembeles that of Alleppy in Kerala.
The Beauty of the lake is incomparable to any lakes in Asia, though small in size , but the vast landscape with the botanical garden makes it a clean place to sit hours. The team consist of 6 and we all enjoyed Biking , with the long Clean now a days Indian Roads, to the Jungle, to the River, to the zoological park.
We had our time, enjoying the lake water and its scenic view before entering the Nandan Kanan Zoo. The Tickets for the elder ones are Rs 20 and for the Children below 5 years is Rs 5 only. On our way we had our breakfast at Trishulia Chaka ( the Trishulia Square). M…

BASE CAMP AT KASOL- HIMALAYAN TREKKING

The Himalayas, are most tempting places for me. I do dream the snow clad mountains and its rivers , pulsating the rhythms of natural ice cold water. Today I reached Base camp at Kasol, which is at an height of 6500 ft above the sea level.
The Training starts from the next day , I reach base camp.
Ready for the Rippling and Rock Climbing training sessions.


Trained to zoom down from the hieight , with the help of a rope( The only way you need at some toughest mountain terrains, specially when going to bandhak thatch from Biskeri camp)

My Cellphone , got wet when its get into the cold waters of Parwati river.. Dry process on the roacks beins

A rest for half an hour in the Kasol Forest

Senic vioew from the base camp, the Mighty Himalayas. That we are going to Pray for the next 12 days of our Sarpass trekking.