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World Odisha Society calls for Material and Metaphysical Contribution WOS Celebrates Third Foundation Day

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 19, Jan 2024, 17:33 pm IST | UPDATED: 19, Jan 2024, 17:33 pm IST

World Odisha Society calls for Material and Metaphysical Contribution  WOS Celebrates Third Foundation Day
New Delhi: World Odisha Society (WOS) gave a clarion call to Worldwide Odias to contribute Material as well as Metaphysical resources for the all round development of Odisha. Presiding over the Third Foundation Day meeting, Chairman of WOS Kishore Dwibedi exuded confidence that in case one and half crore Odias settled outside Odisha contribute generously then rebuilding of Golden Odisha will definitely be a reality. Shri Dwibedi appealed to all Odias across the Globe to extend helping hands for realising the dream of making Odisha the Number One State of India by 2036, when we will be observing Centenary of our Mother State’s formation. Hosted in both online and offline platforms, the Third Foundation Day ceremony entitled, Utkala Utsava was a massive success. To mark the grand occasion for the First time WOS organised physical celebrations on International level at venues like Dubai, National level at Ghaziabad and State level at Bhubaneswar and online Ceremony through Zoom Link. Ace Anchor Sudhashree Dash smoothly conducted the proceedings from Dubai. Nandan Dwibedi ably handled the digital control room.
Addressing the gathering the Distinguished Guest, Director of Literature, Language, Culture and Odisha Parivar of State Government Dilip Routrai sought active co –operation of WOS to exhibit and establish the excellence of Odisha’s vibrant diversities and vast vivacities in International arena. Honourable Guest Managing Director of Atmosphere Group Souvagya Mohapatra, observed that plenty of Opportunities lying before WOS to augment  the Tourism sector of Odisha. Citing the achievements of WOS, Founder Dr Arundhati Debi noted that taking birth during Covid crisis like a Lotus blooming in mud the Society could enrol Odias of Seventy Two Countries as its members during last three years. This process of achievement will continue and WOS shall conquer the World, Dr Debi declared.
WOS’s Vice – Chairman Dr Nalini Pati from Australia, Secretary General Siba Ranjan Biswal from U.K., Joint Secretary General Dr Sitanshu Sekhar Nanda from South Korea, Member of Presidium Pradeep Kumar Rath, Joint Treasurer Siddhartha Das, Senior Member Sushant Mohapatra, Sanjay Dalai, Priyadarshi Panigrahi and Prashant Kumar Meher from Dubai, Alok Routray from Maharashtra and Dr Sagar Ranjan Tripathy, Dr Rabindra Narayan Behera, Hrushikesh Patra and Lili Jenamani from Odisha stressed on the introspection of last three years journey  and formulation of Future course of action .
Several prominent and promising personalities were felicitated during the Festival for their Meritorious Services. These include Spiritual Preacher souvagya Mohapatra, General Secretary of WOS’s USA Chapter Prantashri Jena, Film Producer Sanlisa Patel, Senior Journalist L.N.Beborta, President of Utkal Journalists Association Bibhuti Bhushan Kar, Famous Cartoonist Paresh Nath, Philanthropists Nirmal Dhal and Sushant Das, Senior Administrator Dr Debendra Majhi, Renowned C.A. Sudhir Dash, Youth Leader Manoj Nayak, Mother Tongue promoter Rakesh Kumar Sahu, Young Entrepreneurs Debasmita Mohanty, Prabodha Kumar Samantara, Priya Ranjan Patnaik and Arpan Mohanty, President of WOS’s Kuwait Chapter Biswa Ranjan Sahoo, Chief of Pratibimb Media from Gulf Pratap Kumar Nayak, Social Activists Debaraj Mohanty, Gobinda Chandra Behera, Ritu Rani Sasmal, Priyanka Priyadarshini and Sujata Priyambada Nanda, Odissi Danseuse Debadipti Biswal, Young Media Consultants Sudhahsree Dash and Dibyasha Samantaray, Founder of RR Events Ramesh Barik, C.E.O of RR Events Saswati Pati, Producers of Drone Bodhisattwa Sanghapriya and Om Prakash Das, Airline Pilot Madhusmita Patnaik, Record holder Young Scuba Diver Tisya Panigrahi, Golden Visa holder Painter Mona Biswarupa Mohanty, NRO leaders Sushanta Kumar Chaudhury and Er. Sujit Kumar Routray, Noted Designer Rajesh Behera, Founder of Soor Tarang Studio Priya Ranjan Mohanty and Secretary of Silpika  Dance School Basudev Nath. Special attractions of the Mega Event was a colourful Cultural extravaganza presented by celebrity Odissi Dancer Purnashree Rout, versatile singers Acharya Abhimanyu, Pushpanjali Barik, Swapna Rani Rout, Ajit kumar and talented dancers of Silpika Group.
The entire arrangements of Utkala Utsava were well executed by Chairmen of Organising, Reception and Celebration Committees Ajay Agarwal, Amiya Mishra and Anindita Das respectively. In Bhubaneswar WOS’s I.T. General Secretary Dr Rabindra Narayan Behera, at Ghaziabad WOS’s New Delhi and NCR chapter’s Chief Co – ordinator Umakanta Jena and WOS’s Women’s wing Vice – President Reeta Patra and in Dubai WOS’s Cultural General Secretary Kaveri Behera and Senior functionaries Sushanta Kumar Chaudhury and Debasish Patra took leading role in overseeing the management.
Dignitaries present include Pritish Dash, Akshaya Mohanty, Krupanidhi Biswal, Deepak Das, Dr Sital Pal Babu, Siddharth Upadhyaya, Pabitra Maharatha, Dilip Mohanty, Priyatama Kar, Ashish Mishra, Dr Nirmal Pattnaik, Alpana Pattnaik, Dr Archana Barik, Jnana Prakash Jena, Ravi Mohapatra and Dr Pitambar Barik.