KSHIROD KUMAR SATPATHY - boita village is having 1000 years of rich cultural history . during ancient kalinga kingdom,boitas (odia: ବୋଇତ) were larger boats and ships that were built in ancient the kalinga kingdom during its heyday. kalinga's sea facing regions consisting of coastal odisha had major trading ports for which boitas were used. ancient oriental traders sailed from kalinga to distant lands such of sri lanka and south-east asia mostly to java, sumatra and bali for trade. according to the geographical structure of the village boita, there is a landscape which proves that the boitas which were coming from sri lanka and south-east asia mostly to java, sumatra and bali, they were landing here. that's why from ancient age, this village is called as boita. still now, no body like government has has not taken initiative to reach out this such ancient historical place.
the villagers demand to pay their moral respect as they are the sons of a great village boita.
August 6, 2019