Anandapur Chronicles: Encountering wild elephants

–Satyakam Ray [Anandapur Chronicles- 1st story- The Naagmani] This is the second installment of Anandapur Chronicles. The beautiful aerial view of the Hadagada reservoir doesn’t fully justify the scenic spectacular it creates in the eyes of bemused tourists, upon the first visit. The hidden tourist treasure is located just 35 kilometers from Anandapur. Adjoining the reservoir, there is a very less known but magnificent Gada … Continue reading Anandapur Chronicles: Encountering wild elephants

Anandapur Chronicles: The Naagmani

– Satyakam Ray There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. – Maya Angelou. History is not only about who won the battles, who owned what, or what dramatized endings happened over the centuries. An important factor that keeps missing in the historian’s narrative is the people’s personal lives, struggles, achievements, how they perceive things, and what were their ambitions. If … Continue reading Anandapur Chronicles: The Naagmani