Final function of Kalahandi Ghumra Utsav will start from Jan 14

January 12, 2010 at 7:31 pm Leave a comment

Following is a report from

The final function of the mega annual cultural event of Kalahandi – Kalahandi Utsav Ghumura- 2010 organised by Zilla Sanskruti Parishad – is scheduled to be held from January 14th to 17th.

Folk dance troupes from across the country will showcase their talent in the festival. Different sports events, crafts and handloom mela will be organised to mark the occasion.

Yesterday, a boating competition was organised in the Indravati reservoir near Mahulpatna.  

Thousands of people had gathered to encourage the boatmen. Team of Jitendra Jhadia and Sibasankar Jhadia of Digreebandh village won the race while Trinath Majhi and Kandul Majhi of Khamnaguda village were adjudged the runners up.  

An archery competition was also organised among the tribal participants at the banks of Indravati reservoir. Sanyasi Majhi of Lakhpada won the competition while Isku Majhi of Gabadapadar and Balaramsingh Majhi of Badchatrang won the second and thirs positions respectively.


Entry filed under: Ghumra, Kalahandi, Kosli Culture, Region watch.

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