VISHVA ODISHA appoints Goodwill Ambassadors in 21 different countries
Odisha News Today Bureau:
The New Year Resolution Program of the Global Odia Nationality Awakening Campaign ‘Vishva Odisha’ meeting was held under the chairmanship of its President, Hon’ble Speaker Dr. Surya Narayan Patra in the Odisha Assembly Conference hall. ‘Vishva Odisha’ is working towards the wholesome development of Odisha by coordinating with the Odias around the world and it will continue to do so in the coming days. “It will promote the art, architecture, sculpture, language, literature, culture, cuisines, costumes and tourism of Odisha all over the world,” said Dr. Patra.
As a New Year Resolution, it has been decided to celebrate 2021 as the “Year of Global Odia Goodwill”. Dr. Patra unveiled its memorial during the webinar and it was revealed that this year’s celebrations will be held in five categories: Language, Literature, Arts, Culture, Tourism, etc.
As per the suggestion of Dr. Patra, to make this year’s programme more vibrant and progressive, Goodwill Ambassadors were appointed for 21 different countries of the world, so that they can establish and promote the goodwill of Brand Odisha and exchange developmental programmes in their respective countries, said the executive chairperson and member of Odisha Sahitya Academy, poet Shri Bahadur Patsahani & Chief Coordinator Advocate Shri Manoranjan Pattnaik.
The man behind the entire synergy, General Secretary & Coordinator of the Vishva Odisha Shri Manoj Manmay declared that Vishva Odisha Goodwill Ambassadors from different countries were appointed by the honourable speaker are: Dr. Arun Kumar Praharaj, Bahrain, Kunna Das, Japan, Shital Kumar Palbabu, Myamar, Dr. Adrish Brahmadatta, Thailand, Devarshi Malik, Indonesia, Dr. Malay Nayak, United Kingdom, Aklesh Bibhudatta, Vietnam, Sanjeev Barik, Ireland, Chandrashekhar Khuntia, United Arab Emirates, Manas Pradhan, United Arab Emirates (Culture), Subhas Sahu, Bahrain (Culture), Santosh Mishra, Russia, Sumita Sahu, Finland, Girija Shankar Padhi, Kuwait, Mantosh Sathpathy, Thailand, Debashis Srichandan, Italy, Sushmita Jyotishi, United States, Soumya Padhi, Canada, Dipti Ranjan Nanda, Malasia, Malay Mohanty, South Africa Ramesh Biswal, Nigeria, and Bidya Bhusan Mohanty, Qatar
The Vishva Odisha Global Council was established today with all the Goodwill Ambassadors appointed from the various countries and Dr. Arun Kumar Praharaj, founder Bahrain Odia Samaj was appointed as the Chairman of the Global Council of Vishva Odisha and Dr. Adrish Bramhadutta, founder Kalinga Mitra Samaj as Secretary by the Honourable Speaker of Odisha Legislative Assembly Dr. Surya Narayan Patra , president of Vishva Odisha. Honourable Speaker personally congratulated Dr. Praharaj and assured him every support to accomplish the noble mission of Vishva Odisha.
The General Body Meeting of the Vishva Odisha Trust Board, was chaired by President Dr. Surya Narayan Patra. Vice President Prof. Tara Prasanna Satpathy, Dilip Ray, Dr. Dwipayan Patnaik, former CBI Special Judge Bhikari Charan Raut, Sahitya Parishad Chairman Dr. Pratibha Maharathi, Women Council Chairperson Sujata Pashayat, Agriculture Council Chairperson Panchanan Gaud, Arts Council Chairperson Shilpi Keshu Das, Secretary Coordination Professor Mira Beura spoke on various plans and projects for the year 2021.And also were present, Satyadip Das from London, Puspanjali Barik, New Delhi, Dr. Tanushree Patri, Jamshedpur, Pradeep Kumar Mahanandia, Bhubaneswar, Dr. Divyashakti Samantaraya, Aathgad chief.The entire event was moderated by Manoj Manmay, General Secretary of Vishva Odisha.