Utkal Divas (Odisha Day) is celebrated every year on 1st April all over Odisha. Odisha Day is celebrated in the memory of the formation of the state as a separate province on 1 April 1936. This year marks the 83rd Utkal Divas or the foundation day of Odisha. Odisha was born as a separate state on April 1, 1936, on a linguistic basis. The state was carved out of the combined Bengal-Bihar-Orissa province.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Governor of Odisha: Ganeshi Lal.
- Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik.
- Capital of Odisha: Bhubaneswar.
- The number of District in Odisha: 30.
- Members of the Legislative Assembly of Odisha: 147.
- Lok Sabha Seats of Odisha: 21.
- Rajya Sabha Seats of Odisha: 10.