86 years after the legend left to heavenly abode; still there is void in Odisha; a state of India for which the great Utkal Gaurab left no stone unturned for the upliftment of it’s people and the land in specific.
Remembered by the Odias of North America with great honour; the OSA and Odia Sahitya Tungi coordinated an in memoriam for the estimable Kulabrudha, Madhusudan Das in a 5hrs long discourse virtually through ZOOM. Though pandemic caused havoc in the globe but the high esteem towards the son of the soil; the Odias gathered in the session titled as “UTKAL GAURAB”.
In this session, the guests Padma Bhushan Manoj Das, National Award winner for children literature Dash Benhur, Linguistic and litterateur Subrat Prusty and the media specialist Manoranjan were invited. They were noetic in deciphering the sacrifice and dedication of Madhu Babu with value.
The organizers from OSA Kuku Das, Anil Pattnaik, Bibek Dash and Utkal Nayak from Odia Sahitya Tungi, Dhirendra Kar, Prasanta Bhunya, Tanmay Panda and Sunanda Mishra Panda excellently coordinated and made the presentation successfully
The program started with the immortal song “TUMA PARI CHOTA PILATIE” by Ditya Joshi ; a middle year from Toronto. Later Children from iGurukul performed recitation and speech.
Most of the honoured member and lover of literature gave their talk in praise of Madhu Babu. Different section were hosted by Kuku Das, Sunanda Mishra Panda, Parasara Mishra, Tanmay Panda and Prasanta Bhunya.
Lastly, the Organizer Anil Patnaik and the technical director Utkal Nayak ended the session praising each and every one for their excellent work.