The festival ‘Bali Yatra’ which is organised every year in memory of the rich maritime history of the state, was inaugurated in Cuttack, Odisha. The festival is organised at the bank of Mahanadi River every year to mark the day when ancient mariners from the state would set sail to the distant land of Bali, Sumatra, Java (Jawa) in Indonesia, Borneo and Sri Lanka, for the expansion of trade and Culture.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/SSC CGL:
- Utkal Divas or Odisha Day falls every year on 01st April.
- Governor of Odisha: Ganeshi Lal; Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik.
Source: The Business Standard