Odissi Originated from Odisha where as Odissi to become compulsory Subject in Chhatisgarh Govt School where as not in Odisha Govt School !! Why ?
Bhubaneswar: Emphasizing the importance of Odia culture and the classical dance of the state, Chhattisgarh government has planned to make ‘Odissi Dance’ as a compulsory subject in all the government schools of Chhattiagarh from the coming session.
It has been planned to implement the subject from Class 1 to 5. Sources reveal that the government has taken the step to make the school more interesting and to make the students more expressive, focused and passionate.
Further, in a statement the Chhattisgarh government has clarified that the same concept would soon be applied to senior classes and the teachers will also be instructed to make the concept more effective. As per trhe curriculum, the students will be given a CD of Odissi dance to learn about its values and history. src Pragatibadi