Golden Triangle-Odisha, covering Bhubaneshwar, Puri and Konark describes about the glorious past and shinning present of the state. The capital city Bhubaneswar has a history that stretches back to over two thousand years and is known as the temple city having more than 500- temples. Lingaraja temple and various other temples in and around, like - Kedargouri temple, Mukteswar temple and Rajarani temple etc. are symbolic confluence of art, architecture, cultural and archaeological attractions. Rock - cut caves and edicts of Dhauli and honeycombed Jain caves of Udaygiri and Khandagiri are further testimony through physical evidences towards the presence of civilisation in the region from 3rd century B.C. onwards.
About the Author
The author is a former General Manager of PNB and was Financial Advisor in REC Power Distribution Company LTD.(fully owned subsidiary of REC LTD., A GOVT of India Enterprise), Ex Director of Everest Bank ltd. Nepal and Ex Director in the boards of many other companies. In addition, the Author has written the books Nationalised Banks: At The Cross Roads and Journey of PNB and Way Ahead: An Author's Perspective. The author, who is a traveller has written 9 books on Odisha: ie. Unexplored North Odisha, 151-Weekend Gateways Near Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Amazing KBK Region and Lord Ram's Trail, Incredible South and Central Odisha, Alluring West Odisha, Exploring Odisha: Forts and Palaces, Exciting Central and Coastal Odisha, Charming South East Odisha, Enchanting Odisha : Caves , Rock shelters, Rock Arts and Trekking Routes and following four books on Chhattisgarh, ie. Beautiful Bastar, Uncharted Surguja, Captivating Bilaspur Division and Unique Raipur and Durg Divisions, which describe in details about the tourist places, history, legends, culture, art and craft and tribes of these two states.