A 4,000-year-old settlement was discovered in Odisha during an excavation

History Of Odisha News Bureau(03/07/2021): An archaeological dig at Durgadevi village in the coastal Balasore district uncovered three continuous and systematic stages of cultural evolution spanning 2,000 years, from 2000 BC to 100 BC. The village’s Chalcolithic phase (2000–1000 BC), Iron Age (1000–400 BC), and Early Historic period (400–200 BC) traces were discovered during an …

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Akshyarasila: Where the stone speaks!

Akshyarasila village under Balanda village panchayat is about five km from Bahadaposhi junction in Barkot block of Deogarh district. There is a legendary or historical opinion on the naming of this literal village. According to historical records, as the village was on the banks of the Brahmani river, Buddhist monks used to travel from Nalanda …

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Role of Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanj Deo in the Odia Language Movement

The history of Odia language movement for saving it from the onslaught carried-out by Bengali Babu’s and it’s promotion and the creation of separate Odisha Province on linguistic basis is a romance in the history of Odisha. Odisha was dismembered after the British occupation in 1803 A.D. into three separate tracts known as Odisha division …

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Buxi Jagabandhu : The Chief Architect of Khurda Paik Rebellion of 1817

Before occupying Orissa, the whole of Bengal in the north and the Oriya district of Ganjam in the south was already under the British suzerainty. So it became easier for the Britishers to attack Orissa from three sides. On 8th September 1803 the Britishers started from Madras and arrived at Puri on 16th September en-route …

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Makers of Modern Odisha: Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo

Sri Ram Chandra was born on 17th December 1871 into a royal family in the princely state of Mayurbhanj. He ascended to the throne on 15th August 1892. He worked for the overall development of Mayurbhanj state and implemented a variety of benevolent measures to benefit the local populace. Pandit Utkalmani Gopabandhu became this ruler’s …

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Makers of Modern Odisha: Gangadhar Meher

Born in a weaver family in Barapalli, Sambalpur on August 9, 1862 on the day of Sravana Purnima. Educated up to the fifth grade. Dr. Mayadhar Mansingh holds high regard for Gangadhar Meher, stating in his History of Oriya Literature, “Gangadhar Meher is one of the most uncommon personalities and poets in the entire range …

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Makers of Modern Odisha: Utkala Gourav Madhusudan Das

On 28 April 1848, in Satyabhamapur, Cuttack District, he was born. Choudhuri Raghunath Das, Father; Parvati Devi, Mother. Madhusudan Das was the first Oriya to receive the Calcutta University’s M.A.B.L. degree. He was commonly referred to as Madhu Barrister and was respectfully referred to and addressed as “Utkal Gourav.” He was moved and shocked to …

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Makers of Modern Odisha: Fakir Mohan Senapati

Born on January 14, 1843, in Balasore’s Mallikashpur district. Laxman Charan Senapati is the father, and Tulsi Devi is the mother. He was instrumental in establishing Oriya’s distinct identity as a language and literature. Fakirmohan Senapati is widely regarded as the founder of modern Oriya nationalism and literature. He devoted his life to the advancement …

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