New Delhi: Odisha showcased its rich cultural heritage during the Republic Day parade at Rajpath here today as the state’s tableau featuring miniature of Rukuna Rath of Lord Lingaraj and Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar mesmerized the dignitaries and spectators.
While the front portion of the tableau was a replica of Rukuna Rath, the rear part displayed a miniature model of Lingaraj Temple. Noted sculptor Gajendra Sahu had designed the tableau.
The tableau drew further attention as Odissi artistes performed near and on the tableau based on a song on Lord Shiva’s ‘Tandava’. The dance was choreographed by Sunil Bala while music was composed by Ajay Choudhury.