Authored By: Bishnu Mohan Panda
Year of Publication: 2019
|Pages: 266||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: History / Political Science / Current Affairs
|Price in Rs. 490.00||Price in (USA) $. 39.2|
The book Unexplored North Odishagives an idea aboutthe beautiful places of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Bhadrakh and Balasore along with it’s history, legend and culture. It coversin details about the ancient places like Sami Brukshya, old rock paintings at Sitabinji and Asanpat, oldest rock in the country and world at Asanpat, biggest medieval fort Raibania, manysculptures/ruins related toBuddhistsand Jains, Picturesque waterfalls and unique forests /sanctuaries of Similipal, Kuldiha, HadgarhKalapat and Kiriburu.
The Hide and seek beach at Chandipur, other beaches and mangrove forestswill give the tourists an opportunity to explore and experience the enchanting beauty.
The book also describes, interalia, in details, about the places and legends linked with Sacred temples of Khirachora Gopinath, Modern Emami Jagannath temple, AkhandalmaniShiv temple, Maa Tarini at Ghatgaon, Kichakeswari at Khiching, Bhudharchandi, Bhadrakali, Biranchi Narayan, Baldev Jew at Keonjhar and Jagannath temples at Nilgiri and Baripada etc. for religious and historicaltourists.
Through this book, onewill know about distinctive food specialties, get aninsightin to tribal dance and festivals, the art, craftand culture of the area along with many important fairs/ melas being observed.
As no one can replicate the beauty of theseplaceswithout visit and seeing the placesin one’s own eyes,theauthorrequests,one and all,to visit at least once,to these lesser knownbeautiful places, to have a feel of the place, have a life time experience and be a part of the development process of these areas.
The author was General Manager of PNB, director of Everest Bank Ltd., Nepal, Ex. Director in the boards of many companies and was a financial advisor, in REC Power Distribution Company Ltd. (fully owned subsidiary of REC Ltd., A Govt. of India Enterprise).
For professional requirement, the author had the opportunity to visit different parts of the country and outside. The author had written four travel books on Chhattisgarh, i.e., Beautiful Bastar, Uncharted Surguja, Captivating Bilaspur Division andUnique Raipur and Durg Divisions which gives a complete view about the tourist places, legends, crafts and culture of entire state of Chhattisgarh.
The author who is a passionate traveller, during his visit to many places in Odisha, observed that, most of the inland and international travellers to the state visit the Golden Triangle of Puri-Konark-Bhubaneswar, several times. However, there are many potential places, even near the capital of the state, which needed the required attention, promotion and development.The author has researched a lot about these fascinating places which are rich with glorious history, architecture, wild life, sea and sands.
The present book Unexplored North Odisha is the outcome of said efforts. The author has already published another book, 151 Weekend Gateways and Offbeat Destinations near Bhubaneshwar, Odishacovering more than 250- places, near the capital. The author isalso in the process of completion of some other books,about other parts of beautifulOdisha.
The present book willgive a complete view, about the details of thetourist places, history and legendsassociated with them and culture of theplacesof North Odisha coveringMayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Bhadrakh and Balasore.