“Varanaseya Utkal Samaj ( VUS ) Organized a event at Banaras Hindu University to interact with the all time great Odia literateur Padmashree Shri Manoj Das . He Was also felitated in this programme . Smt Pravasmi Mahakud , the eminent Odia Poet was also present in this Occasion. This was part of the activities of VUS to felicitate eminent personalities of Odisha in different field .
“Story teller or litterateur has an intrinsic inspiration , which can be compared to the blessings of Hindu trinity, Brahma Vishnu & Shiva behind the Ganga vatarana by Bhagirathi. And literature is motivation by the element of love & trust that results in creation of an appropriate imagery”. The deliberation & interaction also revolved around the question of bhasha , discipline in life & Das’s own belief of the characters, which appeared in this stories momentarily to have an extended life .
The programme was chaired by Prof. T.M. Mohapatra , President , VUS . Prof. Gopabndhu Mishra & Dr. Pradosh Mishra coordinated this two hour interaction. General Secretary Amiya Kumar Samal gave the Vote of thanks .
Prof. Anukul C. Kara & his family , Dr. Gopabndhu Pattnaik , Prof. G.C. Behera, Dr. Prabhati Sahu, Dr. Asit Sahu, Priyabrata Ray, Debendra Biswal, Biswajit Hota , Abinandan Routray , Suraj Panigrahi, Durgaprasad Mooharana , Jiten Pattnaik, Raghunath Mishra , Adawait Ranjan Naik, Surajyot Pradhan & other members of VUS was present in this gathering.
Shri Manoj Das was in three days Varanasi visit to attend a programme organzed by Sahitya Akademy at Banaras Hindu University .