The Odisha state government Has been organized the Chilika Mahotsav, a two-day cultural program at Satapada in Puri district to make attraction point of Chilika Lake. This is the first event jointly organized by the tourism department and the Chilika Development Authority.
Odisha state tourism and culture minister Maheswar Mohanty inaugurated the two days festival which will offer a host of activities to tourists. The inaugural day started with boat racing. Around 200 boat owners participated in the water sport.
The festival also showcases maritime tradition, art, craft, dance and culture of Odisha and also had set up a photo exhibition highlighting the flora and fauna of the brackish water lagoon.
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