Eminent Persons of Odisha

Eminent Persons of Odisha

Odisha, a state on the eastern coast of India, is not only known for its rich cultural heritage and ancient temples but also for producing some of the most distinguished personalities across various fields. From sports to literature, cinema to politics, Odisha has given the world individuals whose achievements and contributions have left an indelible mark. Let’s delve into the lives of some of the Eminent persons of Odisha who have made the state proud.

Gopabandhu Das-Freedom Fighter,Social Activist

Gopabandhu Das, often revered as the “Utkal Mani” or “Gem of Odisha,” was a prominent figure in the Indian independence movement, a social reformer, and a distinguished writer. Born on October 9, 1877, in Suando, a small village in Odisha, Gopabandhu played a pivotal role in shaping the cultural and educational landscape of the state.

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Veer Surendra Sai-Freedom Fighter
Jayee Rajguru-Freedom Fighter
Sam Pitroda-Indian inventor, telecommunication engineer and entrepreneur

Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra– Indian Classical Dancer,Choreographer
Sanjukta Panigrahi-Indian Classical Dancer,Choreographer

Sudarsan Pattnaik-Sand Artist

Baji Rout-Young Freedom Fighter

Madhusudan Das-Freedom Fighter,Social Worker


Who is known as Gandhi of Odisha?

Gopabandhu Das

Who is the green man of Odisha?

Pradeep Kumar Rath(Planted 60000 Trees After Retirement)

Who is the first Odia IAS?

Ram Chandra Patra,first Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from Kalahandi district in Odisha.


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