Chandikhole, Jan 26: Remembering the eminent Odia poet second Bhanja Golak Pradhan, his 119th Birth anniversary has been observed at his native Bhadreswar in Cuttack district.
Attending the centenary event of the noted Odia poet Golak Pradhan, who was also a writer, yesterday, Prabhat Ranjan Mallick, Chairman of Naxatra News, leading news channel of Odisha, remembered his contribution to Odia literature. He also lauded the efforts of the literary organisation that has been set up to highlight the works of the great poet of the conventional age.
The works of the veteran poets of traditional age of literature have been hidden in the course of time. Thanks to our Odia folk culture, the poet like Golak Pradhan, who is also known as the second Bhanja, is still alive in the folk forms like Pala and Jatra.