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#Odisha has an exclusive place on world map fr its handloom prdcts..There are proof of Odia merchants trading handloom clothes from ancient Odisha with SE Asian countries..Even our beloved Lord also not behind in loving these clothes.Thread on diff types on
#NationalHandloomDay
KHANDUA- This is one type of Ikat Saree which is favorite of Lord Jagannath..Also known as Kataki or Maniabandhi saree because the weavers of Maniabandha, Nuapatna, Tigiria area of Cuttack dist prepare this type of saree..They are primarily Buddhists & since ages they r doing it
SAMBALPURI- Produced in the districts of Bargad, Sonepur, Sambalpur, Balangir, Kalahandi & famously known as Bandha sari because of the tye & dye technique used..Some types are, Pasapali, Vichitrapuri, Habaspuri, Bandha etc.. Generally named as per the area of production..
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Crafts are the expression of human imagination and are the symbolism of culture, traditions and heritage.
Here's a thread on different Handicrafts and Art form of #Odisha #OdishaHandicrafts #ExploreOdisha
1. Stone Carving
The Community associated with this art is traditionally Maharanas.
The epitome of Kalingan Stone Carving or Arhitecture can be observed in Sun Temple, Mukteswar Temple and thousands other temples as well as monasteries like that of Lalitagiri and Ratnagiri.
2. Applique Work / Chandua
A vibrant colourful circular patterns famous around the globe and used for festivities, decorative pieces, luxury items and day to day items. Pipili, a town near Bhubaneswar is famous for it.
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So some sly tweets and shades thrown at me for calling out the anti-science part of conducting Puri #rathajatraJatra this year. Official inconsistencies about the positive cases notwithstanding, some basic science education for the smarter-by-the-half folks. #Odisha
Firstly, one can start spread of #coronavirus 3 days prior to showing symptoms, in fact maximally infective a day prior to appearance of symptoms. Both asymptomatic & pre-symptomatic can spread. 4-32% in results by WHO. #rathajatra #COVID19
China & Singapore data shows pre-symptomatic spread accounts for 50 to 75% of the spread. Asymptomatic infection has been shown to be be from 4-32% in studies reported by WHO. #covidscience #Odisha
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New #COVID19 Hotspots in #India

States reporting highest number of cases in July:
🔝5⃣: #Maharashtra, #TamilNadu, #Delhi, #Karnataka, #Telangana

States reporting highest number of deaths in July:
🔝5⃣: #Maharashtra, #TamilNadu, #Delhi, #Karnataka, #WestBengal

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Emerging #COVID19 Hotspots in #India

States with more than 50% of total cases in July:

🔝#Karnataka, #Telangana, #AP, #Assam, #Kerala, #Odisha, #Bihar.

States with more than 50% of total deaths in July:
🔝#Karnataka, #Assam, #Odisha, #Bihar, #AP, #JammuAndKashmir
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Which States may be Manipulating Data?

States with lowest ratio of Active Cases VS Cases in July:
🔝#Telengana #Odisha #Delhi #Haryana #Assam #Bihar

States discharging patients quickly:
🔝#Bihar #Odisha #Telengana #Haryana #Assam

#RecoveryRate is not reliable!
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If we are to look for the origins of the #Yoginis, it appears that we must turn to the simple village cult & to the #GramaDevatas/ #GramaDevatis, the local village #gods & #goddesses. In villages of #India they are the favoured #deities
- Vidya Dehejia

#Bhubaneswar #Odisha 64 (Chausathi) Jogini Temple, Hirapur, Odisha
List of 64 #Yoginis at #Chausathi #Jogini #Temple (#Hirapur), near #Bhubaneswar #Odisha
1) Maya - standing on a corpse lying straight
2) Tara - mounted on a corpse in bent knee pose
3) Narmada - standing on an elephant
4) Yamuna - standing on a tortoise
#Tantra #Tantric #Yogini 1. Maya/ Bahurupa/ Chandika2. Tara3. Narmada4. Yamuna
5) Shanti - standing on a full blown lotus
6) Varuni - standing on waves
7) Ajita - standing on an alligator
8) Indrani - mounted on an elephant
#Chausathi #Yogini #Jogini #Hirapur #Bhubaneswar #Odisha #Tantra #Tantric
@punarutthana @LostTemple7 @ReclaimTemples @SaveTemplesBH 5. Shanti/ Kanti/ Laxmi/ Manada6. Vriddhi/ Kriya/ Varuni7. Ajita/ Gauri/ Ksemankari8. Aindri/ Indrani
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Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb is King of Puri. Gajapati Maharaj is the "Aadyasevak" of Lord Jagannath. He is the chairman of the Shri Jagannath Temple Managing Committee. His beautiful wife Leelavati Pat Mahadei, is a #Dogra Charak. #Jammu #Odisha connect. #RathYatra
The Gajapati Maharaj travels on the silver palki during Rath Yatra. He performs the sweeping of the Rath, a symbolic ceremony with a gold broom to show that the Raja is the first sevak of Lord Jagannath.
#RathYatra
The silver palki on which the Gajapati travels.
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#PuriJagannathRathYatra will be held this year despite #coronavirus, but without the lakhs of devotees - by @SanchDash

businessinsider.in/india/news/pur…

#purijagannath #RathYatra2020
#PuriRathYatra, a 12th century tradition which sees the grand chariots of Lords Balabhadra, Jagannath and Subhadra taken out a procession in the city, will continue this year but with strict guidelines.

#purijagannath #RathYatra2020 #LordJagannath
The top court said that the Puri rath yatra will be held with coordination of temple committee, state and central government without compromising with health issue.

#purijagannath #RathYatra2020 #PuriRathYatra
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ଦକ୍ଷିଣ ଓଡିଶା ର ପଟି ମହାପ୍ରଭୁ।
Pattidian of Southern Odisha
ନୀଳାଚଳ ଧାମ ପୁରୀ ଭଳି ବିଶ୍ୱ ର ସମସ୍ତ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ଦେଉଳ ମାନଙ୍କ ରେ ସ୍ନାନ ଯାତ୍ରା ପରେ ଅଣସର ନୀତି ପାଳିତ ହୁଏ । ତେବେ ଶ୍ରୀକ୍ଷେତ୍ର ରେ ହେଉଥିବା ପଟି ଦିଅଁ ଙ୍କ ସ୍ୱରୂପ ଓ ଦକ୍ଷିଣ ଓଡିଶା ର ପ୍ରାଚୀନ ପଟଚିତ୍ର କଳା ରେ ଅନେକ ତାରତମ୍ୟ ଦେଖାଯାଏ।
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After Deva Snana Purnima( the Deities of the temple have a bath with 108 pots of cold water to fight the heat of summer). After this bath festival the  Deities are sick and they stay away from the public view for a period of 15 days. This period is known as 'Anasara'.
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'Anasara' period commences from Jyestha purnima and ends with Ashadha amavasya. So, there is a need for substitute images for the public and to whom daily rituals can be offered at temple, so during this time three patta paintings of Lord Jagannath,Balabhadra and Subhadra
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A thread on Patta-Chitra : The beginings and evolution
A Painting tradition mostly associated to Lord Jagannath
#Odisha #Pattachitra and the Chitrakaras
PATA means canvas, and chitra means picture. So, pata- chitra or pata-painting means a scroll painting on canvas. These forms are different from the coloured illustrations on the palm-leaf manuscripts as well as from the rural folk- paintings.
The exact beginning of these pata-chitras cannot be determined but they have been existing in various parts of Odisha for a long time.
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ପବିତ୍ର #ସ୍ନାନପୁର୍ଣିମାର #SnanaJatra ହାର୍ଦ୍ଧିକ ଅଭିନନ୍ଦନ🙏
#ସ୍ନାନଯାତ୍ରା ସମୟ
1.00 – ମଙ୍ଗଳାର୍ପଣ (Mangala Arpana)
4.30- ମଙ୍ଗଳ ଆଳତି (Mangala Aarati)
4.40- ମଇଲମ (Mailam)
5.00- ତାଡ଼ପଲାଗି (Tadapalagi)
6.00- ଅବକାଶ (Abakasa)
7.30- 9.30 ସ୍ନାନ ନୀତି (Snananiti)
10.30- ଛେରା ପଂହରା (Chherapahanra) #SnanaMandapa @ 2020
ରୀତିନୀତି ଓ ପରମ୍ପରା ଅନୁଯାଇ ଦେବସ୍ନାନ ପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣିମା ଦ୍ୱିତୀୟ ଶ୍ରୀକ୍ଷେତ୍ର #ବାରିପଦାରେ ଅନୁଷ୍ଠିତ ହେବ। After #Puri , #Baripada also known as second #ShriKhetra is celebrating #SnanaPurnima amid imposition of #Section144 #curfew

#Baripada #SnanaYatra #ଜୟଜଗନ୍ନାଥ #OdishaTrails @TheGreatAshB Baripada which is also known as second #ShriKhetra is celebrating #SnanaPurnima amid imposition of #Section144 #curfew
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'Rajasthan'....Why NOT getting some limelight in #COVID19 context? At a Glance:
- 5119/mil tests
- 66% recovery rate
- 31% active cases
- 2.23% mortality
- 3% growth rate, which needs to be down further.
The state is doing fine so far!! #rajasthancoronaupdate Image
States w/ 1000+ #Covid_19 cases: Sample tested until 31 May & Positive rate(%)
#Maharashtra 14.63%, highest
Trouble: Delhi, Telangana, Bihar & Gujarat, need intervention.
Excellent: Andhra, Karnataka, J& K positive rate below 1.5%.
Good: Rajashthan, Haryana, UP #COVID19India Image
As on 1 June, #TamilNadu added 1162 new cases. Positive rate stands at 9.77%, highest in last 7 days. Recovery 57%, Active cases 42%, mortality is just 0.79%. #TamilNaduCoronaupdate #IndiaFightsCoronavirus @Sheks65 @pibchennai
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#Rajasthan
Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas, is famous for its rich culture. But what makes the state distinctive and popular is its cuisine. Rajasthanis love their food and it is evident in their preparations. Dal Bati Churma maava kachori are the most famous dishes of Rajasthan Image
#Gujarati
Gujarati cuisine is that of the state ofGujarat, in western India. The typical Gujaratithali consists of rotli, dal or kadhi, rice, and shaak (a dish made up
of several different combinations of vegetables and spices, which may be either spicy or sweet). Image
#Haryana
Kachri ki chutney is famous in Haryana. This chutney is made from vegetable called Kachri that is locally grown in the state. Kachri is a wild variety of cucumber & looks like watermelon. Kachri chutney is made from ground kachri, garlic, onion, other spices & yogurt. Image
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#Naveen_Pattanaik :Namaste #Modi Ji, my apologies for calling you at 12.15 midnight. I was expecting #Corona testing kits by tomorrow but some logistic issues arised and trucks carrying those kits are stuck in #Mumbai now. We need them urgently.

#COVIDー19
@narendramodi 👏👏👏
PM - I can understand. Please don't worry, I will personally see to it and ensure it reaches your #state capital sooner.

CM - Thanks. But I need it by today morning, anyhow!

PM - Do you mean within next 6 hours? 😳
CM - Yes, I insist, even before the sun rises today. Please get either #Mumbai, #Pune or #Nashik Airport opened for us, ask #AirForce to get us one flight and we will airlift the kits to #Bhubaneswar. Please don't let me down. Good night.
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#CoronavirusOutbreak | The health ministry said on Wednesday that 32 people have died and 773 persons have tested positive for the #novelcoronavirus in #India since Tuesday, taking the death toll to 149 with 5,194 cases. | Follow LIVE updates here: bit.ly/2Xl5b2T
#CoronavirusOutbreak | #Mumbai's #BMC would be using the #NSCIstadium in #Worli as an observation facility for people who may have come into contact with coronavirus patients. | Follow LIVE updates here: bit.ly/2Xl5b2T
#CoronavirusOutbreak |The #UnitedStates recorded nearly 2,000 novel coronavirus deaths for the second day in a row, according to a tally by #JohnsHopkinsUniversity. | Follow LIVE updates here: bit.ly/2Xl5b2T
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Rajasthan is one of the few states which will provide universal, *free* food packets (5 kg wheat, 1 kg rice, 1/2 ltr oil, 1/2 kg salt, 1 kg pulse and 1 kg rice) to both families with and without ration cards

#NoCoronaHunger #FreeFoodForLockdown

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#Kerala will provide 15 kgs of *free* food to every Keralite and open within the week 1000 community kitchens - one in each panchayat. Anganwadi children already receive dry rations delivered at home.

#NoCoronaHunger #FreeFoodForLockdown

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#TamilNadu will give ₹1000 to all ration cards holders with free rice, sugar, essential commodities and face masks

#NoCoronaHunger #FreeFoodForLockdown

livemint.com/news/india/rs-…
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The unprecedented shutdown to check the spread of coronavirus has left lakhs in the unorganized sector without any shelter, transport or means to earn.
ndtv.com/india-news/36-…
India lockdown: Rajasthan migrant workers in Gujarat leave for homes ON FOOT | coronavirus outbreak News,The Indian Express indianexpress.com/article/corona…
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Odisha is known for its rich culture, heritage, temples, cuisine, beaches, tribes and harmonious peaceful people. #Odisha is also home to some of the best and well known brands in India. A short thread. 👇
(All brand names & logos used here belong to their respective owners.)
~ Konark Television Ltd, born in 1973, was a Govt. of Odisha premier enterprise. Konark TV garnered success not just in its home state but across the country and abroad as a quality television manufacturer.
~ Surya Television, born in Odisha, a private enterprise of repute, was engaged in manufacturing quality televisions in 80s.
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Appeal everyone who comes to #Odisha from abroad to register themselves through toll free number (104) or online portal covid19.odisha.gov.in to be part of Odisha’s effort in preventing spread of #CoronaVirus. It will help us in protecting you & your family from #COVID19.
The registration should be done within 24 hours of arrival with basic details and phone numbers. Advanced registration before arrival will be highly preferable. They will be required to be in home quarantine for 14 days and given an incentive of ₹15,000 for registration.
The direction is as per the overall regulation and anyone not complying the same will be punishable under provisions of IPC. The initiative is taken as an abundant caution to protect people from getting infected by people who could be carriers of #COVID19, coming from abroad.
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Happening now:

Media briefing on actions taken, preparedness & updates for the management of #COVID19

#HelpUsToHelpYou
@PMOIndia @drharshvardhan @AshwiniKChoubey @MIB_India @PIB_India @DG_PIB @MEAIndia @MoCA_GoI @shipmin_india @tourismgoi @mygovindia @PIBHomeAffairs
Group of Ministers (GoM) had detailed deliberation on #COVID19 management in their 7th meeting today. After a detailed discussion, the following social distancing measures have been proposed for implementation.
These interventions are preventive steps proposed to be in force till 31st of March,2020. While the advisory is under issue, the important measures suggested include:
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@narendramodi Please give 50% of cabinet positions to women. #CabinetShakti @tarauk
@narendramodi @tarauk India's labour force has just 27% women, please help us in increasing the numbers by implementing the existing laws and changing the ones that badly need to changed. #WomensDay, then there will be many more #SheInspiresUs
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Here's a compilation of some timelapse animations that show different stories from across India over the 3 decades (1989 - 2018) . Created with @googleearth @EarthOutreach #newyear2020

1: Restless #Brahmaputra n tributaries meandering,changing course in #Assam
2. Growth of Brick Kiln industry in the banks of #Hooghly, #Rupnarayan rivers near #Kolkata (brown polygons close to the rivers' banks) #WestBengal
3. Embankment failure in #Kosi River (2008) caused flooding. It also left a sediment footprint that was visible from satellites. #Bihar
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1) @AmitShah @JPNadda From #Odisha @jualoram won with landslide victory from #Sundargarh n #Rourkela being Steel hub still he was denied #Ministerialberth n on top of it @dpradhanbjp was given additional charge of #steel cc @narendramodi
2)I fail 2understand why @BJP4India has overloaded someone so much with important departments -Don't U think one's efficiency would go down like this. @AmitShah @JPNadda Do keep in mind that @dpradhanbjp hasn't even contested Elections #Odisha in 2014 n 2019 cc @narendramodi
3) @narendramodi @AmitShah @JPNadda This is 2remind U again that your #Mission120 under @dpradhanbjp leadership failed miserably n @BJP4Odisha hasn't won even a single by-election ever. It's very painful to remindU all again about recent #Bijepurbyelection #Devastating is d word
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Today is #NationalHandloomDay. Handwoven textiles are the original #MakeInIndia product. The handloom sector employs the second largest no of people in India after agriculture, in weaving as well as in ancillary activities like dyeing, spinning, setting up the loom, starching etc
Every state in India has its own tradition of hand-woven textiles. The known history of Indian hand-woven textiles goes back to almost 5000 years, and many of the weaves are still continuing to be woven in an unbroken, living tradition. #NationalHandloomDay #HandloomTwitter
People from the Sindhu-Saraswati civilzation has mastered weaving weaving. A madder-dyed scrap of fabric found at Mohenjo-Dado proves that our people knew the art of growing cotton, spinning yarn, weaving cloth as well as dyeing yarn using natural colours. #NationalHandloomDay
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While I was in #Odisha, it was fascinating to spend time with the potters of Goudaguda village in #Koraput. There are about 20-30 potters in the colony and it’s possible to watch them at work. This is the start of the #pottery process, mixing up the clay.
This makes it easy to pick up the clay.
Mixing the clay is a very physically demanding process!
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