By Saswat Pattanayak In this era of two-minute research noodles made viral through smart memes and quick tweety wits, Subhas Chandra Pattanayak’s “Nabakalebara: Legends and Reality“ (Shabdasparsha, 2015) is not one that everyone would probably want to read. I will not therefore pitch … Read more →
Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Legends are the most misguiding mischief aimed at superimposing lies on reality so that indigenous people of an occupied land are kept too dazzled to see the dark face of the rulers and the class of exploiters … Read more →
Subhas Chandra Pattanayak I will present a person, who is trying to improve upon what I have said on Sri Jaya Dev’s language. HE is an active participant in painting competitions and science exhibitions. He is a B.Tech degree holder … Read more →
Neither spiritualism nor sex was at the crux of Vidyapati’s popular songs in Maithili. They were probably authored to carry forward the Buddhist sociological concepts advanced by Orissa’s revolutionary poet Sri Jay Dev against Vedic imperialism.
Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Kali Puja (Ceremony of Kali) of Orissa is not Diwali or the festival of lamps, as some modern Oriyas tend to take. It reminds us Oriyas of the battle of our matriarch tribes against Vedic imperialists, specifically … Read more →