The Famine of 1866 or Na-Anka Durbhiksha

Natural calamities such as drought, flood, epidemics, and cyclones have occurred repeatedly throughout Odisha’s history. Their frequent visits in the nineteenth century were the primary factor that broke the backbone of the Odia people. Odisha’s people have been afflicted by numerous natural disasters. The most famous of them all was the 1866 famine, dubbed the …

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