Heritage of the Mahanadi Valley in Odisha Book published

Heritage of Mahanadi Valley

Yesterday at Cuttack, a book was released by the Odisha chapter of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage ( INTACH ). The book is compiled by Amiya Bhusan Tripathy and Anil Dhir.

The book is documenting the about the heritage of Mahanadi Valley in Odisha. More than 500 monuments and intangible heritage along the Mahanadi have been presented in the book.

To document the heritage of the Mahanadi Valley, this project consist of five teams of heritage enthusiasts were formed. The teams covered nearly 450 km of the river covering Sambalpur, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, parts of Angul, Subarnapur, Nayagarh, parts of Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur.

According to Mr. Tripathy, they are started the project from Sambalpur and decide to list and document monuments, ancient structures within 5 km of both sides of the river.

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