Baripada Medical College to be named after Pt Raghunath Murmu

Bhubanswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today said the proposed medical college at Baripada would be named after Pandit Raghunath Murmu.

Late pandit Raghunath Murmu,famous as Guru Gamkey among Santhali tribes, had developed the Olchiki script for Santhali Language. He has made immense contribution for Santhali literature,” Patnaik said.

The Chief Minister is scheduled to lay the foundation of the proposed medical college on May 18, official sources said.