From rallies to painting and dancing to clicking selfies, the days are back again! As smart city Rourkela is gearing up for the 2nd season of Roadmania with a new name and slogan, Puri is all set to go for Raahgiri day from 5th February. Raahgiri Day at Puri will be organised at the same location at VIP Road as before with the joint collaboration of Puri district administration and Rotary club. Last year Puri has witnessed a huge crowd during the sundays at Raahgiri and looking at the preparation, no doubt that the same will be repeated.
After the enthusiastic response to the first season of Roadmania, Rourkela; now the city is very much excited after the announcement of 2nd season with all new branding of the festival. This year Roadmania is getting organised under the same banner of Aahwan in association with Rourkela Shines. In an interview to Odisha Shines, President of Aahwan, Rohit Samal said that ‘ The heat and humidity can’t deter the spirit of people who will walk into the roadmania, this year is going to be bigger than last year. No one should miss a single Sunday.’
‘Rourkela is a cosmopolitan city and this year we’re planning to promote it’s own culture and lifestyle through all the unique ways. And we’re planning to start the journey with 5km walkathon for Swachhata awareness’- said Aahwan Secretary Hitendra Shahi. Asking about the different events of this year, Rourkela Shines founder Arvind Parida said that ‘We’ve already started a competition for the new name and the response is really amazing, which shows the excitement of the people of steel city. With the support of administration we’re sure to attract lakhs of people to the festival this year.’