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60th Ekamra Walks Old Town and Lingaraj Circuit had a group of leading doctors

Bhubaneswar:21/1/18; The 60th Ekamra Walks Old Town and Lingaraj Circuit had a group of leading doctors today during the heritage tour.

While out of 35 visitors six were doctors, most of them were gynaecologists, who were here to attend the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AICOG), 2018, in the city recently, some were also from abroad and inside India, who were here just for visiting the city and exploring the Old City and discovering the monuments.

Prof Chitra Ramaswamy from Calgary, Canada was also joined as a walkers today with the Ekamra Walks, four students from the School of Architecture, KIIT University, also joined the event.

Dr. Rekha Khandelwal, a leading Gynaecologist from Delhi, who joined the walk with her paediatrician husband Dr Rajiv Khandelwal, said “we are extremely happy to know so many stories and legends on the beautiful monuments of this Temple City. I had come to the city before, but they were confined to the airport and the place of my stay. This time I am really happy to see the temples and also some rituals.’’

Besides seeing the monuments the heritage walkers also visited Ekamra Van, the medicinal plant garden and saw Odissi dance at Art Vision.


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