Eulogy To Konark At World Congress Of Poets In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The highlight of the ‘Tourism Poetry’ session on the third day of the 39th World Congress of Poets was an ode to Konark Sun Temple by R. Balakrishnan, Chief Advisor, Chief Minsiter’s Office.

Writers and poets from 82 countries participated in the session, which was a part of the 39th World Congress of Poets, being hosted by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar.

Delivering a lecture on the topic ‘Konark – The Known and the Unknown’ , Balakrishnan said Konark Sun Temple is a multi-layered odyssey and a magnificent example of Kalinga architecture. He is also a noted Indologist.

He urged the poets to promote Odisha’s art, culture and tradition through poetry in their languages so that people across the world would know about its rich heritage.


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