Story of Creation of a Separate Province or Modern State of Odisha

The Odia Movement began following the 1866 Famine, with the tacit or explicit support of some British officials. Education, the language crisis, the vernacular press, associations, and, not least, prominent personalities such as Madhusudan Das, Gauri Shankar Ray, Fakir Mohan Senapati, and Radhanath Ray all contributed significantly to the awakening of the Odia-speaking people’s political …

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The problems of the division of Odisha

Odisha’s arbitrary division into numerous fragments resulted in a slew of complicated issues, including the following: Negligence Odia language Due to Odisha’s arbitrary division, the Odia language suffered neglect. It was treated as a minority language in all three provinces. The chauvinism of the three dominant groups, Bengali, Telugu, and Hindi, posed a threat to …

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Creation of Separate Province of Odisha an Introduction

The creation of separate province is a significant chapter in the history of modern Odisha. Odsha got disintegrated after 1568 into several regional kingdoms. The Bhois of Khurdha, the Bhanjas of Ghumsur and Myurbhanj and the Chauhans of Sambalpur gradually assumed political prominence. The sway of either the Mughals or the Marathas failed to restore …

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