Bhubaneswar:t6/9/19:The Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust , based in Bhubaneswar is dedicated to showcase the rich literary heritage of Odisha ,with an objective to build a network of Odia literature all over the country. Among its various attempts to preserve and promote creative literary contributions, it has always focused on its endeavour to build a bridge between literature and languages of the world.
Dr.Pratibha Ray is an eminent fiction writer in contemporary India. She has immensely enriched Odia literature by her pioneering short stories and novels. “Prapteshu Pruthibi” , her new novel, explores the psycho-social factors of religious terrorism, in the violent by-lanes of the world, in the most unusual way. It is a post-modern novel about religious and ideological factionalism and the search for global peace, a sequel to her widely acclaimed novel “Seshe Ishwara”. The scourge of terrorism spreads the world over, immutable and ever increasing. Innocent lives are snuffed out in wars of religious bigotry and fundamentalism. Wading across the Hindu, Muslim and Christian worlds unfolds the story of Masak Nomad’s search for God.
The book launch ceremony will be held on 8th September 2019 at Police Bhawan,( In front of Fortune Towers) Bhubaneswar, 6.30 pm onwards. The program will be marked by the presence of luminaries from the field of literature. Jnanpith laureate Shri Sitakanta Mahapatra will grace the function as the Chief Guest and Shri Bamapada Tripathy, Editor, The Samaaj as the Guest of Honour.Dr. Prafulla Chandra Mohanty will preside over the function and Prof.Basant Kumar Panda will be the chief speaker . Shri Debaprasad Dash will host the program.