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The History of Pattachitra Paintings

Pattachitra painting is one of the most popular art forms of Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, meaning cloth, and chitra, meaning picture. Pattacitra paintings are closely related to Lord Jagannath of Puri, Odisha. Lord Jagannath is considered an avatar of Lord Krishna. Story Behind Pattachitra

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