Daily Archives: January 6, 2012

Foreign flavour to desi beats

 Dhanu Yatra got a new flavour this year with dance troupes from Russia and Japan putting up shows. But all them were dancing to desi beats of Dhol and Nishan much to the amazement of the people, who had gathered around the Rang Sabha for a glimpse of the yatra. “We were surprised when dancers

All-powerful Kansa dictates terms at Bargarh

It is during the world famous Dhanu Yatra that a religious aura engulfs Bargarh. Because the top officials of the district administration no longer hold the sway but Maharaja Kansa who dictates terms for long 11 days. The portly king perched on an elephant visits in the length and breadth of the town and gives