Sisupalgarh – The Forgotten City


We have to visit Sisupalgarh I told myself as I think I make my 50th trip to the city of Bhubaneswar. Being quite close to Kolkata and which also happens to be one of my workplaces it’s not uncommon for me to keep visiting this city both for work as well as for pleasure. For … Continue reading Sisupalgarh – The Forgotten City

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Barabati Fort – Lost and Forgotten


27th of October 1996 was supposed to be an exiting day when India and Australia meet head to head for a one day international Ciricket tournamet in Cuttack (Odisha). The Cricket match was supposed to take place at Barabati Stadium but the non stop rain had played a spoil sport and the match was called … Continue reading Barabati Fort – Lost and Forgotten

Tribal Museum Bhubaneswar


In the year 2002 I was still in college and during that time, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Koraput in Odisha. I was a part of a five-day student exchange program where I had a fantastic opportunity to meet other college students from Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal. During one of the … Continue reading Tribal Museum Bhubaneswar

Netaji Birthplace Museum – Cuttack


Bengalis are proud of two common things, Netaji and Rosogolla and there is an ongoing debate as to who these two belong to originally. Both people of Bengal and Odisha claim it to be theirs. Well, me being a true blood Bengali won’t participate in that debate as I will be biased by default. My … Continue reading Netaji Birthplace Museum – Cuttack

Odisha State Maritime Museum Cuttack


Have you heard of the “Viking of British India”? If not don’t feel bad neither did I until at least a week back. Some referred to him as the “King of Jobra”, someone who after living in India for more than forty years started calling India as his home yet could not even speak or … Continue reading Odisha State Maritime Museum Cuttack