Bhubaneswar: Utkal Divas is celebrated every year on 1 April in the memory of making Odisha as a separate state out of Bihar and Bengal on 1 April 1936. A Preparatory meeting for Utkal Divas has been held at Lokaseva Bhavan on Mar 11, 2020. Meeting was attended by Development Commissioner Sri Suresh Mohapatra and Secretary I&PR, Skill Development & ET Sri Sanjay Kumar Singh.