75th Republic Day: Women empowerment and artistic legacy displayed in Odisha’s tableau at Kartavya Path

Odisha's tableau displayed women empowerment and state’s rich handicraft and handloom at Kartavya Path during 75th Republic Day celebrations.

New Delhi: The tableau of Odisha depicting women empowerment and state’s rich handicraft and handloom rolled down Kartavya Path during 75th Republic Day celebrations. The tableau was accompanied by Sambalpuri dancers.

Sharing the video of the tableau on his official X (formerly Twitter) handle, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, “A fusion of timeless traditions and modernity, Odisha’s tableau brought to life the ethos, essence and values of Odisha in the heart of the capital. A moment of great pride, particularly for all Odias to witness the talent and entrepreneurial skills of Nari Shakti of Odisha at the grand stage of Republic Day.”

Odisha’s tableau designed by eminent artists Gajendra Sahoo and Kirti Kishore Maharana was 45-ft long, 14-ft wide and 16-ft high. It has two components, i.e., a replica of a Kandarpa Hati (a popular Pattachitra design depicting Krishna Leela where nine women are entangled with each other to form the shape of an elephant) and women artisans of Raghurajpur village in Puri.

The tableau highlighted the contribution of women artisans to the global positioning of heritage crafts village of Raghurajpur in Puri district and its artistic legacy, the exquisite ‘Pattachitra’ art and their entrepreneurial skills in selling the handicrafts online.

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