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Utkal Divas 2021: Odias Across The Globe Celebrate The Day Virtually In Style

Odisha and Odias across the globe are celebrating the state’s 85th Foundation Day today. Utkal Divas is celebrated on April 1 every year to remember the formation of Odisha after years of struggle to be recognized as an independent state. On this day, the entire state tunes into a festivity mood with public cultural programs […]

CM Naveen Patnaik unveiled life-size bronze statue of Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das in Cuttack on Utkal Divas
Utkal Divas Celebrations Across Odisha In Lens

Bhubaneswar: While the State Government has banned large congregations for observance of Utkal Divas and associated cultural programmes throughout Odisha, the statehood day was celebrated in a very subdued manner on Thursday. CM Naveen Patnaik today unveiled the life-size bronze statue of Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das at Cantonment Road in Cuttack on the occasion of […]

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Signages In Odia Mandatory In Khordha From Today

Khordha: With Odisha marking the 85th year of its formation as an independent State on Thursday, the district administration of Khordha announced to make Odia language mandatory on all signboards at all commercial establishments and shops from today. It was decided at a preparatory meeting for Utkal Divas. “We have decided to make the Odia […]

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Utkal Divas: Odisha Celebrates Statehood Day, Greetings Pour In From All Corners Of Globe

Bhubaneswar: Odisha today marked the historic day of its 85th year of formation as a separate State. Greetings from organizations, eminent personalities and Odia Diaspora from all around the world poured in to mark the occasion. On the occasion, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Governor Prof […]

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Odisha Govt Puts Cap On Gatherings For Utkal Divas, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The detection of new variant of SARS-CoV 2 in the State has forced the Odisha government to impose restrictions on large gatherings during religious and other activities/events across the State as a precautionary measure. After imposing restrictions on congregation during the upcoming religious festivals in April, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) […]

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Amid COVID-19, Odisha Remembers Pioneers Of Statehood Movement On Utkal Diwas

Bhubaneswar: Taking mind off of the growing concern over novel-Coronavirus, people of the State on Wednesday remembered the champions of the Odisha statehood movement on the 85th anniversary of Utkal Diwas. People commemorated the sacrifices made by leaders for the formation of Odisha as a separate State on this day in 1936 when it was […]

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Dubai venue turns 'Mini Odisha' as Odias in UAE celebrate Utkal Divas

Bhubaneswar: They might be away from the state for various reasons but it’s hard for Odias to forget their rich tradition. Hundreds of Odias came together at the Global Indian International School, Al Barsha, in Dubai to celebrate “Utkal Divas” and travel back to fond memories their home state. The venue turned into a “Mini-Odisha” […]

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After BJD, BJP announces its own youth mobilisation programme

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced a new programme – ‘Nua Odisha Nirman Abhiyan’ which is seen as a  countermeasure to ‘Biju Yuva Vahini’ programme of the ruling Biju Janta Dal (BJD) in State. Announcing the ‘Nua Odisha Nirman Abhiyan’ today, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the party will […]

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Poacher arrested while hunting inside Chandaka

Bhubaneswar: Forest officials arrested a person on charges of poaching deer inside Chandaka wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of capital city here on eve of Utkal Divas. As per sources, the arrestee identified as Jyotiranjan Mohanty, a resident of Daruthenga village on the outskirts of the city here had gone to the forest along with […]

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Odissi, Hindustani `jugalbandi’ at Music in Park programme

Bhubaneswar: In a musical “jugalbandi ‘’ of a unique kind, at the beautifully decorated IG Park on the eve of Utkal Divas, Odia classical songs were appreciated by the connoisseurs of classical music as the students of Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalay performed following a touching recital by well-known vocalist from Varanasi Anoop Misra, as the latter […]

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Odisha celebrates ‘Utkal Divas’

Bhubaneswar: Today Odisha is celebrating 81 years of its foundation. Celebrations to mark the day also known as ‘Utkal Divas’ are being organised at various places across the State. On April 1, 1936, Odisha was formed as an independent State on linguistic basis. It was only after three decades of revolution carried out under the […]

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Political fight between BJD, BJP over Utkal Divas celebration

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the celebration of the Utkal Divas on Saturday, ruling BJD and the BJP are leaving no stone unturned to outperform each other in celebrating the day. For the first time, the ruling BJD would celebrate the day at district level. Ministers and Zilla Parishad members will attend the programmes at district level […]

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Many central projects to be launched on Utkal Divas: BJP

Bhubaneswar: BJP today said that a host of projects including setting up of a Rs 200 crore international centre for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) would be unveiled in Odisha on its foundation day, ‘Utkal Divas’, on April 1. The centre, the first of its kind in South Asia where higher studies and research would […]

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Odisha celebrates Utkal Dibasa

Bhubaneswar: Odia communities across the country and abroad on Friday celebrated Utkal Divas to mark the formation of Odisha state on linguistic basis in 1936. The foundation day of Odisha is celebrated across the state on April 1 every year after it was carved out of the combined Bengal-Bihar-Orissa province in 1936. Prime Minister Narendra […]

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