Oriya in Crisis: A Linguist against the basic need of the Language

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Linguistic Survey of India, conducted by Sir George Abraham Grierson, had a great contribution to creation of Orissa as India’s first linguistic State, eleven years ahead of independence. Neither Hindi, nor Bengali nor Telugu could vie with … Read more →

Orissa and Oriya Language: Must we retrieve the Mana

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak The first freedom movement of India – armed revolution begun by Jayee Rajguru in 1803 metamorphosing into the first non-cooperation movement led by Buxi Jagabandhi Bidyadhar Mohapatra in 1817 – had severely mauled the British in the … Read more →

Documentation on Orissa’s Language Movement Released

OM reporter A documentation on Orissa’s unique language movement for governance of the State in mother tongue Oriya was to be released.The function commenced with floral respect paid to the Anthem of Bhasha Andolan – JANMANI JANMANI BHASHA JANANI and … Read more →