• The PM greeted the people of Odisha on Utkala Dibasa.
  • Utkala Dibasa or Odisha Day is observed on 1 April every year to mark the formation of the state as a separate state out of Bihar and Orissa Province in 1936.
  • At that time, Koraput and Ganjam were also added from the Madras Presidency.
  • The leaders of the movement demanding a separate state for all the Odia-speaking regions were Madhusudan Das, Gopabandhu Das, Maharaja Sri Ram Chandra Bhanj Deo and others.
  • This Day is also known as Vishuva Milan.


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