Cyclone Fani tears down artists’ village in Odisha

Cyclone Fani which has hit part of the coastal district of Puri has inflicted heavy damage on the creation of ‘Pattachitra’ artists. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words Patta, meaning canvas and Chitra meaning picture.Most of these paintings depict stories of Hindu deities. Pattachitra or Patachitra is a traditional cloth-based scroll painting… Continue reading Cyclone Fani tears down artists’ village in Odisha