‘The Intellects’ to celebrate Prabasi Raja Mahotsab in Delhi on June 14

The Intellects’ RAJA MAHOSTABNew Delhi: “The Intellects”, a progressive forum of intellectuals, will celebrate the 5th PRABASI RAJA MAHOSTAB in quintessential Odia style in New Delhi on 14th June.

A preparatory meeting for the event held here on Monday decided that focus would be given on women’s empowerment during the celebration, to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) auditorium.

On this occasion, different competitions like Jhoti or Chita (the traditional Odia art on the floor and walls), Poda Pitha, Best Odia Woman and Raja Pan will be held for women. Besides, traditional games like Raja Doli and Puchi will be played.

The best of Odia food items will be on display at the venue. A fashion show will also be organized for girl children.

The meeting also decided to confer MAHAKA MO MATIRA SAMMAN award on women achievers in different sectors.

In order to add more colour to the celebration, the organizers have decided to hold a cultural programme, where many acclaimed national and international artists will perform.

Several women Union Ministers, along with many women achievers. are slated to attend the celebration.

Aa host of intellectuals from different places, including Odisha, will take part in the function, which will be organized only by the women members of the forum.