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History of Odisha Formation Day (Utkal Dibasa)

On April 1st, Odisha celebrates Utkal Dibasa, marking its formation and honoring a journey of cultural pride and unity. Through traditional dances, seminars, and tributes to local heroes, the day encapsulates the spirit of perseverance that led to its creation as India’s first state formed on a linguistic basis. It’s a reminder of our collective strength in diversity and an inspiration for future generations to value their heritage.