Thursday, 07 July 2016 06:43

JSPL shares the local cultural pride “Rajo”

The periphery villagers of Paripara ,Jarada, Jamunda and Jamunda Jungle, Dudhiabeda joined together to celebrate Rajo (Festival of Swing) in a different fervor with all traditional fun and gaiety. Various decorated swings, specially designed sporting events for girls, women and boys and several ethnic delicacies were part of the celebration of Rajo by the villagers of five villages in a common Platform, for the first time of its kind. On invitation of the villagers, Angul district Superintendent of Police Mr. Rajesh Pandit, IPS graced the function as Chief-Guest and inaugurated a series of programmes specially designed for girls and women. JSPL also shared the cultural pride with the local villagers.

Executive Director (I/c), Location Head of Jindal Steel & Power, Mr. Dinesh Kumar Saraogi joined the Celebration and extolled the local culture. Nearly a thousand of Villagers received the Chief Guest Mr Rajesh Pandit in the Village and shown their excellence in various sports and game. Jindal Steel & Power felicitated the Winners with various Awards which were delivered by the Chief Guest. Mr. Saraogi wished all the Farming community and Women of Odisha a happy Rajo festival and prayed for a good monsoon. Amongst others, the Village Heads of five Villages, the concerned Ward Members, JSPL Officials namely Mr. Suresh Kumar Sharma, AVP-CRS&R; Mr. Sujit Kumar Pradhan, AVP-L&A; Mr.Asish Pandey, GM-CS; Mrs. Pushpalata Satapathy, DGM-CSR and other senior officers of the company also joined with the villagers to celebrate this ethnic Festival.