VUS is an association of persons or groups interested in the development of Odia culture. All those in whose life, Varanasi has a special presence, are welcome. This samaja is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the promotion and propagation of Odia culture in Varanasi by bringing together people through socio-cultural events, and developmental activities. It works for the welfare of its members. VUS has been instrumental in fostering Odia heritage, which include food culture, performing and visual arts & crafts, music and ethnic wear etc., in the holy city of Varanasi since 1940s.
Any person interested in the objectives stated in the Memorandum of VUS shall be eligible for membership. Only the members have the right to take part in the programmes conducted under the aegis of VUS. Non-members are allowed into the gatherings only upon invitations left to the discretion of the Executive committee.
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କଳିଜୁଗେ ବସିବୁ ବଉଦ୍ଧ ରୁପ ହୋଇ ॥
ସମୁଦ୍ରେ ମେଲିଣ ପ୍ରଭୁ ଦିଅ ଦେବରାଜା,
କଳିଜୁଗେ ପାଇବେ ସେ ଦାରୁରୁପେ ପୁଜା ॥"
VARANASEYA UTKAL SAMAJ
ବାରାଣସେୟ ଉତ୍କଳ ସମାଜ
Registered Address: Flat No-1, Neelkanth Apartment, B-1/87-7-1 K A, Ravindrapuri Extension, Varanasi-221005, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Contact: Dr. Amiya Kumar Samal (Gen. Secretary) +91 9580270209
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.