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Odisha On ‘Rethinking Tourism’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism on World Tourism Day organized a super Bike Rally from Infocity Square to Dhauli Shanti Stupa.

S K Priyadarshi, Twin City Commissioner of Police along with Director Tourism Sachin R. Jadhav in the presence of Convenor Odisha Super Riders Shri Devjyoti Patnaik flagged off the rally.

With more than 150 super bike riders participating, the rally culminated at Dhauli Shanti Stupa where an event was organized on the occasion to promote road trips by rider communities as part of tourism initiative.

A special message by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was read out by Director Tourism Sachin R Jadhav. With ‘Rethinking Tourism’ being the global theme set by UNWTO for World Tourism Day celebrations.

Chief Minister’s message highlighted various initiatives taken by the Government towards development of key tourism destinations through integrated master planning.

“These projects have scope for community participation and incorporation of sustainable value-adding enterprise to promote local handloom and handicrafts, cuisine, and culture among others”, it stated.

A special guidebook ‘Unexplored Odisha’ was launched by Tourism Minister Ashwini Kumar Patra. This guidebook along with the State’s tourism map showcases the hidden tourism gems of Odisha for travelers to explore.

Odisha Tourism’s initiative Odisha by Road, launched in the year 2020, promotes various road trip itineraries that makes use of the State’s excellent road networks that enables road trippers to discover India’s best kept secret.

Special videos to promote the initiative have been launched every year on the occasion since then. During today’s event, Odisha by Road 3.0 was launched that showcased various tourist destinations in South Odisha.

Commissioner BMC Vijay Kulange, Collector Khordha K. Sudarshan Chakravarthy, and Addl. Commissioner BMC Suryawanshi Mayur Vikas were the esteemed guests on this occasion.

On behalf of the Department of Tourism, a cultural program was organized by the Paryatan Bibhaga Sanskrutika Parishad today evening at Bhanj Kala Mandap, Bhubaneswar.

The guests were emphasized on development of tourism in Odisha as well as more tourist arrival to Odisha. Later, the drama Manisa Gachhara Chhae was staged by the officials of the Department of Tourism. The pace of the broken world is very strange. In today’s society, there is no account of how much the world of gold is broken and turned into gold for the sake of self-interest, pride and desire for money.

Man plants a tree not for himself but for the shelter of many pedestrians. Just like a man living a childless life takes an orphan child to save his family. In the cycle of time, the wheels change and two twins come to the family of that childless man. The twins go on a wild road for money and love. But that orphan has changed the whole family. In the end, everyone realized their mistakes and returned to the family with laugh but lost the man.