Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das Remembered on His Birth Anniversary


Bhubaneswar: The 141st birth anniversary of Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das was celebrated across the state on Tuesday.

Eminent personalities garlanded the statue of the Utkalmani. Besides, a slew of programmes were organised all over the state to pay tributes to the veteran political leader who was also a philosopher, poet, journalist and social reformer.

At a garlanding function held at the at the Assembly premises here, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also laid the foundation stone for the first Odia University at ‘Bakula Bana’ under Satyabadi block of Puri district.