Direct Interview with Manoj Kant Dash,Editor in Chief of odishabarta
Welcome to odishabarta Ms.Swagatika
OB:Your Full Name Please(?).
Swagatika: Swagatika Tripathy .
OB:Your Date of Birth Please ?
Swagatika: 22nd March
OB: Your academic Career Please (?)
Swagatika: I’am a Mechanical Engineer from a reputed College of Bhubaneswar.
OB Tell us about you and your family (?)
Swagatika: My father and my Sangeet Guru Sri.Gopa Bihari Tripathy .We have a musical institution named Saraswaty Kala Pitha”.My Mother Smt.Sabitarani Tripathy is also a Visarad in both Odishi and Hindustani sastriya sangeet..We are two sisters,my little sister Ms.Smaranika Tripathy is also a famous singer in Odisha,All over I can say,I have a musical family.
OB: Other than Sangeet are you in any other profession as you said basically you are an Engineer (?).
Swagatika:Yes I was in a Company named OCCL as Mechanical designing engineer for 1 year. Now I am doing lectureship in a Private Engineering College at Bhubaneswar.
OB:What is Daddy (?).
Swagatika: My father is Guru Sri Gopa BIhari Tripathy.He is visually disabled.(Tears) (!!!)When he was 4 years,his eyes were affected by smallpox and he lost his Vision.( cried). Yet he is doing a Job as Telephone erator in a Company with continuing his Journey as a Musical Mentor.
OB: Ohh no.. Very Sad... OK
OB:Your nativity Please (?).
Swagatika: Village Raghunathpur in un divided Cuttack district but now we are established in Bhubaneswar.
OB: Tell us your feeling being an Music lover (?).
Swagatika:As I said, I born in a Music family and I born with Music with this continuous encouragement and support from my parents and sister and mainly my fans I am heading towards my destination. I am trying my best to do but in God’s hand.
OB: Other than Music what else you love (?).
Swagatika: Music is my 1st Love.Besides that I love to write songs and compose them.
OB: Any achievement in Music Platform (?).
Semifinalist in “Voice of Odisha” Season-I (Tarang TV-2011)Finalist in “Swara Vaktee ra” (Tarang TV-2015)1st Runners-Up in Lion’s Idol -2012 and 2013 Winners of “Sare-gama-Pa” Sambad in both Zonal and State level.“Sare-gama-Pa” 2012 in best 1005“Sare-gama-Pa” 2012 in best 960.
OB:What is Dream (?).
Swagatika: My one and Only Dream is to fulfil my Parents Wish and make them proud upon me.
OB: Is there any barrier (?).
Swagatika: Yes there are many.But the main barrier in my journey is lack of scope and opportunity.I am trying my best in my was but still I don’t get the proper platform.
OB: Please brief of your Choice (?).
Swagatika: I like to read News papers and watch TV.
OB: What you Love and Why (?).
Swagatika: I love “Perfection” every work needs perfection.Love to be a Perfectionist in my life.Just want to blossom as a famous playback singer.In my musical journey the love and support of my fans and blessings from my elders will help me to cope up in my musical career.
Thanks you So So.....much odishabarta for being a supporter of me and Namaskar for giving me an opportunity to gave such opportunity in your Media House.