BOOKS: History of Kosal and Sonepur

April 15, 2017 at 8:57 am Leave a comment

The western world is very good at preserving places of historical importance. Even in Asia, countries like China, Japan and South Korea have undertaken tremendous efforts to restore centers of historical and cultural heritage. But, things are very different in western Odisha. Forget about preserving these centers, the Odisha government has systematically erased the history of western Odisha and Somavamsi Kings from the prescribed text books. My native place (the undivided Balangir district) has a very rich history. However, we were never taught about it in schools. Following are few interesting books by Dr. Sadananda Agrawal on the history of western Odisha.

Following images were taken from the FB page of Dr. Agrawal:

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Entry filed under: Athmallik, Balangir, Bargarh, Books, Boudh, Deogarh, History of Koshal, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Region watch, Sadananda Agrawal, Sakti Culture, Sambalpur, Somavamsi kings of Kosal, Sonepur City-The Second Varanasi of India, Subarnapur, Sundergarh, Tantric art, Territory of South Koshal, Well known people.

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