I am a journalist, working as Balangir correspondent of the English daily "The Pioneer" and “The Industry and Mines Observer”, an English fortnightly magazine published from Bhubneshwar. I was awarded the Trophy for "Excellence in Journalism" by noted Columnist Sri Shivaji Sarkar,in the presence of Editor in Chief -of The Pioneer,Dr Chandan Mitra ,Editor of The Industry and Mines Observer (IMO) Sri Sirish Mohanty on June19,2012.
Monday, December 29, 2014
DESI BIHAN PARAB(Tradition paddy seed festival atDanbahal by Ahinshaclub Bhutibahal;Save the traditional paddy seeds;,By SudhirMishra/ Bolangir
By SudhirMishra/Bolangir 29thDecember2014 Bihan Parab(The traditional paddy seed festival )-2014 held at DaangBahal district Bargarh A two days tradition seed festival was organised at village Dangbahal in Gaisillet Block of Bargarh district. It was organised by Ahinsha Club BhutiBahal and supported byMilliets Network of India(MINI).While Bargarh Zilla Parishad chairman Gitanjali Puta graced the Seed festival on the first day,, on the second day BargarhMP Dr PrabhasKumar Singh was chief guest. Sri Singh stressed the need for creation of more traditional seed bank in village level and awareness among farmers on this issue. Popular Kosali poet Haldhar
Nag also spoke about the merits of traditional paddy and millet and stressed for its preservation. A total of 100 varieties of traditional paddy seeds were displayed ,besides six minor millet says Siba Prasad Sahuof Ahinsha Club.Bihan Praab(Seed festival) is being observed by Ahinsha club led by SibaPrasadSahu since 2008. Siba Prasad Sahu along with other members, are trying for preservation and promotion of traditional paddy seeds and its cultivation ,besides minor millet in that area.
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