On the eve of State Level Lawyer’s Day and Madhu Jayanti 2019, Orissa High Court Bar Association dedicated on it’s official website seven historic Poems/ Songs written by Madhusudan Das, known as the architect of modern Odisha. Hon’ble Chief Justice of Orissa High Court Mr Justice K.S.Jhaveri dedicated these songs to the public in presence of dignitaries in a function jointly organised by Odisha State Bar Council and Orissa High Court Bar Association,Cuttack on 28th April, in the Convention Hall of High court Premises
Seven patriotic and soulful poems penned by Madhusudan Das – 1.“Aahe Biswa pati” ,2.”Tu para Bolau Utkal Santan”,3.” Mata Mata Raba”,4. “Jati Itihas”, 5.“Maa Maa Boli Kete Mun Khojili”,6. “Ganga Godavari” and 7.“Prema ra Chumban” - have been converted into songs and now been compiled into a musical album after 82 years of his departure. Madhusudan Das's love for the state and Odias is reflected in these poems. The poems are rich in meaning with many inspiring difficult Odia words being used in them. It was a challenging job to transform poems into a musical album, Classical musical instruments have been used to make these songs melodious and soothing. One of distinguish member of Orissa High court Bar Association Advocate Prasanna Kumar Nanda conceived the idea of this project to give tune to these poems so as to popularise it’s feeling among general public . It was prepared in the year 2016 as a part of celebration of Odia New Year Festival 2016 by Nababarsha Mahotsav Committee,Cuttack.The album is a small tribute to the great soul, who dedicated his life and wealth for the welfare of Odisha. Significantly all poems of Madhusudan Das have been compiled into a music album for the first time ever in the music and socio cultural history of Odisha. Noted singer Subhas Dash has composed the album, while eminent singers like Bishnu Mohan Kabi, Sricharan Mohanty, Dibyajit Sasmal, Siba Ranjani Mohapatra and Pragyan Prasmita Hota and Subhas Dash have lent their voice to it.
Now the album is available on the official website of the Orissa High Court Bar Bar Association for free download.
Songs List :
10.30 A.M.: Hon'ble Guests will be Requested to come to the dais
10.30 A.M.: Inauguration of the function by the Hon'ble Chief Justice as Chief Guest by Lighting of Lamps
10.40 A.M.: State Anthem
10.45 A.M.: Introduction of Guests
10.52 A.M.: Welcome Address
11.00 A.M.: Felicitaton and giving of “Madhu Jyoti Award” and “Madhu Sanm man Award” to Sri Golekh Prasad Ray, Advocate & Sri Jugal Kishcre Tripathy, Senior Advocate, by Honble Chief Justice
11.10 A.M.: Inaugural Speech by Honble Chief Guest, Hon’ble Chief Justice K.S. Jhaveri, the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court.
11.30 A.M.: Address by Hon’ble Guest of Honour & other guests.
12.25 A.M.: Presidential Address
12.40 A.M.: Vote of thanks
12.50 A.M.: Cultural Programme
1.00 A.M.: Lunch