15 January 2017

Royal Club Nabarangpur to host T-20 Royal Cup Tournament.

The Royal club of Nabarangpur organising 9th All India T-20 Royal Cup Tournament from 22nd January to 29th at the College ground. As many as six teams participating from Maharastra, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh,  Andhra Pradesh and New Delhi while six teams participating from Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, Jeypore, Malkangiri, Rayagada(JK Pur), and  host Nabarangpur team will play in the tournament. 

The final of the tournament will be held on 29th January at the Nabarangpur college ground informed the club in a press meet here on Sunday. The working president of Royal club A Sibaram Raju, secretary Saroj Kumar Patnaik, Joint Secretary Pradeep Kumar Patnaik, with other dignitaries of the club were present.  

14 January 2017

Felicitation ceremony of Asian Karate and Kick Boxing School held.

Nabarangpur: BASANT RATH.
The Asian Karate and kick boxing school, Nabarangpur organised felicitation ceremony at Binayak Nagar of Nabarangpur here on Friday.

The school conducted three-day long Belt grading test seminar and Kobudo Training Camp  with Chief Instructor of International Karate and Kobudo Uechi Ryu Karate-Do Kenyukai India, Shihan K V Manoharan, joined in the training camp.

On the conclusion of the events successful students and participants were awarded. In the prize distribution ceremony BSF Commandant V.K Kasana, was the chief guest while Vice-Chairperson of Municipality Prahalad Tripathy, Social activist Jagannath Mohapatra, Chief Instructor of Asian Karate and kick boxing school Sensei Sarat Kumar Rout, Secretary of School Tushar Kannti Khosla, Manoj Kumar Patnaik, were present.

Students of the school G Ritesh Aditya, Debadata Patnaik and Biswajit Patnaik, who were participated in All India Karate and Kubudo Championship held at Kannuar in Karala felicitated with Black belt. 

While a six year kid Sandip Rout, felicitated with Blue belt.  The successful participants of Inter-district body building competitions with ten students of women's college Nabarangpur who bagged University Champions trophy in sports,Kabadi and Kho Kho competitions were felicitated. The Techno Gurukul School of Nabarangpur town which newly introduced Karate courses was also awarded.  

13 January 2017

Parties gear up for panchayat polls In Nabarangpur.

Nabarangpur: BASANT RATH.
Even as the panchayat poll draws closer the political activities is gathering momentum in rural parts of Nabarangpur. This time election will be held for a total 189 gram panchayats, 188 panchayat samitis, 2227 ward members and 26 Zilla Parishad (ZP) zones of 10 blocks in the district including 20 newly formed panchayats.

A total 7,37,714 are eligible to exercise their franchise for the coming panchayat poll. Leaders belonging to ruling BJD and opposition Congress and BJP are trying their best to perform.

The leaders of three major political parties who have started strengthening their respective organizations to perform better in the panchayat poll.

While candidates can able to fight for the post of ZP member under the official symbol of different political parties there is no rule for candidate to contest election to the post of sarapanch and panchayat samiti member under official party symbol. 

But generally in order to strengthen their organisation at grass root level the political parties give support to their unofficial nominees for sarpanch and samiti member posts to strengthen their organisation.

Last time in 2012 panchayat poll ruling BJD bagged the post of Nabarangpur Zilla Parishad president by capturing as many as 19 ZP zones out of total 26 ZP zones while main opposition congress able to hold seven ZP zone. 

Besides BJD backed candidates had also retained the post of chairman/Chairperson posts of all the 8 blocks out of 10 blocks while  congress able to retain in  two.
In 2014 general election while BJD was victorious in three assembly segments congress had won only in Dabugam assembly segment.

Balakrishna Rao of Nabarangpur appointed as Local Manager for 2nd ODI.

Nabarangpur: BASANT RATH.
Balakrishna Rao, working under Deputy Director of Horticulture, Nabarangpur has been appointed as local manager for the upcoming India-England second one day International cricket match at Barabati Stadium  which is scheduled to be held on 19th January, this was intimidated by the Chief Executive Officer of OCA vide letter no 2017/17.

Earlier Mr. Rao appointed and effectively worked as local manager for teams of Australia, England, Srilanka, West Indies and for teams of Australia and England in the Women’s Cricket World Cup and IPL matches.  For this nomination Mr. Rao gave his gratitude to the Odisha Cricket Association.

In the meanwhile Commerce and Transport Minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi, Chairperson of District Planning Committee & Nabarangpur MLA Monohar Randhari, Member of State Transport Authority Pramod Padhy, Secretary of District Bar Association Rama Prasad Patro, President of  District Odisha Union of Journalist  Susant Kumar Behera, Odisha Sahitya Akademi member Bulu Hota, with many clubs, associations and sports personalities greets for the prestigious assignment.

12 January 2017

CHHER CHHERA in Puspuni at Nabarangpur.

Nabarangpur: BASANT RATH.
Pousha Purnima or Puspuni is an annual festival observed in the month Pausa. In order to celebrate the  harvesting of Paddy and other crops while some people take great care of their cattle in the tribal dominated dist "CHHER CHHERA" is Universally popular in each villages during the feast. 
The term chher-chhera has probably evolved by corruption of the word ‘char-char’ meaning a drum. Drum is an integrated part of the Pausha festival, as drum beating and dancing to the tune of beat is a must. After harvest men and women enjoy the day by community dancing to the rhythm of drummers.

There is a tradition of engagement of yearly servant usually known as HALIA. During this "CHHER CHHERA" time the annual contract of land labourers or Halias comes to an end and payments by landowners and agreements on fresh contracts are finalised for the ensuing year.

The main attraction of Chherchhera is the rhythm of boys, girls and also adults, the sensible music of Chherchhera with a dynamic musical call “CHHER….CHHER CHHERA” from door to door and mostly every households gives paddy as gifts, renovates a thought of unity among the villagers.This system is now going to be devastated, because of emerging modernization

Panchayat Polls: 148 Candidates File Nomination Papers On Day One at Nabarangpur.

Nabarangpur: BASANT RATH.
The process of filing nomination papers for the upcoming panchayat polls began from Wednesday. On the first day as many as 148 candidates filed their nomination papers.
Two Zilla Parishad (ZP) candidates of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and one from Congress filed nomination before the sub-collector Gopal Swami Naidu. The chairman of Nabarangpur block Bedabysa Bhatra, (BJD) for Nabarangpur ZP Zone-2, and Champabati Muduli for Tentulikhunti ZP Zone-2, while Tulusa Bhatra, of Congress filed nomination for Papadahandi ZP zone-3.

While Sarpanch, ward member candidates filed nominations at their respective panchayats, and samiti members at respective block office of the district. 

The elections will be held for the posts of 26 Zilla Parishad members, 189 Sarapanches, 188 Panchayat Samiti members and 2227 ward members 

The filing of nomination will continue till January 17 the papers will be scrutinized on January 18 and the candidates can withdraw their nominations till January 21. The final list of candidates will be published the same day after 3 PM.