Thursday, April 2, 2009


On the occasion of Utkal Divas the alumni BKCAC decided to begin its Silver Jubilee event with Chitra Murchhana: a workshop for students, teachers and friends of BK College, where the 100 feet canvas was commonly painted by the artists on site at the college premises. This event was formally inaugurated by Shri Bijay Jena, Commissioner, Ministry of Culture, Government of Orissa in the presence of Dr. Alekh Charan Sahu, Principal, B K College and Shri Adwaitya Gadanayak, President and Shri Subrat Mullik, Secretary, alumni BKCAC.

100 ft canvas has been streached in the morning of 1st april, more than 200 orissan artists expressed their feelings on this proud moment, senior artists Siba Panigrahi, Kashinath Jena, Gauranga Bariki were part of the event, B.K. Art college current principal A. C. Sahu, Lecturer Jayanta Das, Gajendra Ku Padhi, Meenaketan Pattnaik were also there, Alumni BKCAC president Adwaita Gadanayak, Secretary Subrat Mullick, Joint Secretary Anjan Ku Sahoo, Treserur Tarakant Parida, Executive member Pradosh Mishra, Pratap Jena, Prabir Dalai, Ashok Nayak, Priyadarshini Mohanty were amongst all other present. Senior AlumniBKCAC Vruguram Sahu, Deba Rath, Rajendra Sahu, D.B. Rao, Kamalakshya Kanungo, Janapriya Debata, Rabi bhai, Manjushree, Rosi, Bidutlata and other alumni were there.

The beginning of the event was marked by a chorus of Vande Utkala Janani by young children that impressed the audience. The first event by the alumni BKCAC on the 1st of April, 2009 the independence day of Orissa thus became meaningful and would keep the artists inspiring for long time to comoe.

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