By: Aaqib Raza Khan and Athar Rather
“Odia bhasha badhiaa bhasha”
In English, this would roughly translate to, “Odia is a beautiful language”. According to Census 2001, there are more than 33 million Odia speakers in India. If you think you’re missing out on a lot of interesting conversations, we have a quick reckoner for the Odia language.
Watch this khaanti fun video, and join us on this Odia Odyssey.
Video Editor: Rahul Sanpui
(We all love to express ourselves, but how often do we do it in our mother tongue? Here’s your chance! This Independence Day, khul ke bol with BOL – Love your Bhasha. Sing, write, perform, spew poetry – whatever you like – in your mother tongue. Send us your BOL at firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp it to 9910181818.)
Click here to visit the Bol microsite.