Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Association for Protection of Culture and Heritage (KAPOCH) is going to celebrate Utkal Divas 2018 in a grand retrospective manner like last year, said KAPOCH chairman Sangram Keshari Paikray on Tuesday.
Paikray also informed that Union Minister for Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan is scheduled to inaugurate the grand celebration on the auspicious occasion of Utkal Divas at Baramunda Ground, Bhubaneswar.
Famous Bollywood singer Kailash Kher will be the centre of attraction of this show. Bollywood fame along with his troop will perform in the cultural programme, which is going to be organised at the ground.
On this occasion, Paikray launched a video message of Kailash Kher on Making of New Odisha and Vande Utkala Janani for Odias. Ollywood fames will also perform.
During this celebration, Union Minister will confer honours to many Odia talents who achieve different milestone in various fields.
Odia Swabhiman Pradarshani depicting Glory of Odisha will be showcased. People will also relish the taste of authentic Odia food, informed Paikray.
A photo exhibition on Odisha’s culture, heritage and Odia folk art will also showcased which is going to be dedicated for the nation on 31st March.
Paikray flagged off the mobile vans which will spread awareness about the programme for Utkal Divas in the nearby areas.
Among others, KAPOCH secretary Chitta Ranjan Mohanty, advisor Harekrushna Khuntia and other members of KAPOCH were also present.