Congress in Orissa: Revival possible if Legislative Wing is brought into discipline

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak With resignation of AICC member-in-charge B. K. Hariprasad (BKH) after debacle of the Congress Party in Panchayat elections in Orissa, its legislative wing heavyweights have started calling out for resignation of PCC President Sri Prasad Harichandan, against … Read more →

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 →