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Events > Utkal Diwas
It is a decades long tradition that Varanaseya Utkal Samaj observes Odisha Foundation Day called as Utkal Diwas every year on 1st of April. It witnesses eminent international figures in its panel of guests. The programme carries a magnificient routine of speeches, cultural acts, prize distribution, etc to mark the greatest annual event of our society.
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This year too VUS observed Odisha Day with a grand cultural evening. Dr. Subhas Pani (Retd. IAS) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The evening commenced with a JAgannath Bandana, followed by Malyarpan. Then, followed a fusion show comprising 10 musicians. The evening ended with the main dance event known as Gotipua Dance. It was performed by Odisha Culture Dept. sponsored Troupe that recieved great accolades as they gave a breathtaking act.
To mark the memorable occasion, Prof. B. K. Panda and his family, Prof. G. B. Mishra, Prof Shampa Anupurba, Prof. A. C. Kara and his family, Dr. Pradosh Mishra, Dr. Asit Sahoo were present.
"ଠାକୁରେ ବୋଇଲେ ରାଜା ହୋଇଲୁ କି ବାଇ,
କଳିଜୁଗେ ବସିବୁ ବଉଦ୍ଧ ରୁପ ହୋଇ ॥
ସମୁଦ୍ରେ ମେଲିଣ ପ୍ରଭୁ ଦିଅ ଦେବରାଜା,
କଳିଜୁଗେ ପାଇବେ ସେ ଦାରୁରୁପେ ପୁଜା ॥"
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Varanaseya Utkal Samaj (VUS), aka, Odia Society of Varanasi, is a registered, non-profit society for all Odia (Oriya) loving people who has lived in Varanasi at any period of their life.