Paralakhemundi:A symposium on folk literature & cultural heritage organized at SKCG(Autonomous) College.
On 2-day program Principal of the host Institute Dr. Ajay Kumar Tripathy presided over the program.On inaugural day as chief scholar Purnachandra Mahapatra & Dr. JNPatnaik as chief speaker graced on Dias.
On this occasion papers presented by various aspired research personalities including teachers & students.
About 125 persons presented their papers in 2 days seminar.Papers related to perspective of different folk literature, revival of cultural heritage to strengthen grassroots literature filled society, amalgam of diversity on folk tales, distinction of culture on folk literature, literature & humanism, proverbs & idioms in folk literature, folk songs based thematic papers presented.
On first day papers presentation, Purnachandra Mahapatra presided;where Prof. Guru Charan Behera Retd. Professor of BHU, Prof. Brajasundar Mishra of Sanskrit department of Vani Vihar, Dr. Darlapudi Sivaramkrishna Lecturer in Telugu of Pathapatnam of Srikakulam district of Andhrapradesh & Sarat Kumar Jena Asst. Professor of Viswa Bharati Santiniketan of West Bengal reviewed those thematic presented papers.
Post lunch session carried forward of same presentations where Dr. Kulamani Ojha presided & Prof. Nibedita Samal convened the session. Dr. Rajendra Tripathy Lecturer in Odia of Inchapuram College of Andhrapradesh,Narayan Prasad Behera of Satyabadi Odia University of Puri & coordinated by Aswini Kumar Rout.
Second day first session presided by Brajasundar Mishra facilitated by Siva Prasad Sethy.
Other sessions too convened by Dr. Susant Jena of Ichapuram College & presided by Dr. Sanjay Dutt of Bhadrak Autonomous College & facilitated by Rajalaxmi Panda.
On valedictory session Sri Krushna Chandra Nisanka Retd. Jt. Director of Culture Department as chief speaker,Dr. Sidhartha Sankar Padhi Regional Director of Higher Education Brahmapur;as guests of honor District Culture Officer Archana Mangaraj,Dr.Radhakant Bhuyan, Susant Das Regional Director of CHSE & facilitated by Dr. Bighnaraj Mishra.Vote of thanks given by Diptimayee Panigrahi. Welcome address extolled by Dr. Chandrashekhar Das & overall convened by Dr. Snehaprabha Panda.