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"What's in a name? that which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet."
Yet, this seems very interesting as how the names of the districts of Odisha originated !
#districtsofodisha #Odisha
#Angul
Probably derived from Anugola which is Anu+Gola. A battle or plot (Gola) was devised by the King of Odisha against the last rebellious Kandha chieftain Anu, who refused to acknowledge the King's suzerainty and pay the tributes. (L.S.S.O' Malley)
#districtsofodisha #Odisha
#Balangir
According to tradition, Balangir
town was established by Balaram Deo, the brother of Narasimha Deo. The
town being founded by Balaram Deo was earlier known as Balaramgarh
from which the name Balangir has been derived.
#districtsofodisha #Odisha
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ପଶ୍ଚିମ ଓଡିଶାର ଗଣପର୍ବ, କୃଷି ଓ ପ୍ରକୃତି ଭିତ୍ତିକ ପୃଷ୍ଠଭୁମି, ଭାଇଚାରା ଓ ସମର୍ପଣ ଭାବନାର ର ଏକ ଅନନ୍ୟ ପରମ୍ପରା " #ନୂଆଁଖାଇ "--- ଯାହାର ଅର୍ଥ ହୁଏତ ଅଭିଧାନରେ ନାହିଁ ।
ମୁଁ ଏହି ଅବସରରେ #ମା_ସମଲେଶ୍ବରୀ ଙ୍କ ନିକଟରେ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କ ସୁଖ ଓ ସମ୍ରୁଦ୍ଧି କାମନା କରୁଅଛି I
🙏 #ନୁଆଁଖାଇଜୁହାର 🙏 🌾
#NuakhaiJuhar #Nuakhai
#Nuakhai is a combination of two words, 'nua' meaning new and 'khai' means eat,which signifies "eating of new rice". People worship food grain, special meals are prepared and everyone eats it together. The farmers offer the first produce from their lands to Goddess #Samaleswari.
Community functions called "Nuakhai Bhetghat" are organised at various public places. One can immerse in the local culture of Odisha, witness traditional Sambalpuri dance forms like Rasarkeli, Dalkhai, Maelajada, Chutku Chuta, Sajani, Nachnia, and Bajnia
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Launching a NEW weekly short video series on my @YouTube channel. The objective? Share info of the many known & unknown tourist spots of my beautiful home state #Odisha 😀

Watch & share the 1st episode #SAMBALPUR:

#OdishaTourism #TravelSoon #ExploreIndia Map of Odisha with logo say...
#Bhubaneswar- the capital of #Odisha and one of the first planned cities of independent India- has a lot in store for tourists. Check it all out in the new '2 minute' episode.

Watch & share:

#OdishaTourism #TravelSoon #IncredibleIndia @BBSRBuzz Image
#Cuttack- the historic former capital of #Odisha has loads of history, museums & is a delight during festivals. Can you tell what is the city's link with #Bali in #Indonesia?

Watch the video:

#OdishaTourism #TravelSoon @indtravel @incredibleindia Image
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It’s a sleepless night. Incessant rains since 12 hours. The tiny stream is a huge raging river now.
#Odisharain #OdishaFlood #Sambalpur Image
This was the view at 10 pm. 6 hours ago. #OdishaRain #OdishaFloods #Sambalpur Image
This is a tiny stream that flows into the Mahanadi downstream. #Hirakud Dam gates have not been opened yet. It’s already flood situation!
#Odisharain #OdishaFlood #Sambalpur
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A positive @dominos_india story. Because these should be highlighted too:
We placed an online order yesterday that included two Choco Lava cakes with the pizzas. As usual got a call from the nearby store for order confirmation and was told that the cake isn't available. (1/5)
I questioned why the website let me place the order in the first place if something wasn't available. The manager said he was helpless about that but since we had already paid, he said he would get it delivered next day or whenever we wanted it in the coming days. (2/5)
He added that right now we could add a complimentary side dish to our order since it is not our fault. We got a pasta. But I had my doubts if they would actually deliver the cake the next day since he wasn't willing to give any written validation for it. (3/5)
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