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Orissa, India
ODISHA ( /əˈdɪsə/ ( listen ) ) (formerly ORISSA) (/ɒˈrɪsə, ɔː-, oʊ-/ ; is one of the 29 states of India
India
, located in the eastern coast. It is surrounded by the states of West Bengal
West Bengal
to the north-east, Jharkhand
Jharkhand
to the north, Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh
to the west and north-west, and Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
to the south. Odisha
Odisha
has 485 kilometres (301 mi) of coastline along the Bay of Bengal on its east, from Balasore to Malkangiri . It is the 9th largest state by area , and the 11th largest by population . It is also the 3rd most populous state of India
India
in terms of tribal population. Odia (formerly known as Oriya) is the official and most widely spoken language, spoken by 33.2 million according to the 2001 Census
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States And Territories Of India
India
India
is a federal union comprising twenty-nine states and seven union territories . The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and further into smaller administrative divisions
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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India
INDIA, officially the REPUBLIC OF INDIA (_Bhārat Gaṇarājya_), is a country in South Asia . It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people ), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China , Nepal , and Bhutan to the northeast; and Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives . India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia . The Indian subcontinent was home to the urban Indus Valley Civilisation of the 3rd millennium BCE
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Utkal Dibasa
ODISHA DAY (Odia : ଓଡ଼ିଶା ଦିବସ, also ODISHA DIBASA and UTKALA DIBASA(Odia : ଉତ୍କଳ ଦିବସ)is celebrated on 1 April in Odisha in the memory of the formation of the state as a separate province on 1 April 1936. After losing its political identity completely in 1568 following the defeat and demise of the last king Mukunda Dev, efforts resulted in the formation of a politically separate state under British rule on linguistic basis on 1 April 1936. The main revolution for this separate state continued for three decades from the very day of formation of Utkal Sammilani that led to the foundation of a separate Odisha Province. The movement turned more intense under the leadership of Utkala Gouraba Madhusudan Das , Utkala mani Gopabandhu Das , Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati , Pandita Nilakantha Das , Fakir Mohan Senapati , Gangadhar Meher , Basudeba Sudhaladeba, Radhanath Ray , Bhubanananda Das , A. P
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Bhubaneswar
BHUBANESWAR, also spelt as BHUBANESHWAR /ˌbʊbəˈneɪʃwər/ ( listen ), is the capital of the Indian state of Odisha . It is the largest city in Odisha and is a centre of economic and religious importance in Eastern India . Along with the old town, the region of Bhubaneswar, historically was often depicted as _Ekamra Kshetra_. With the diverse ranges of heritage resources, it showcases significant sacred cultural landscape components which have evolved with the support of available natural resource base and cultural trigger. Although the modern city of Bhubaneswar was formally established only in 1948, the history of the areas in and around the present-day city can be traced to 3rd century BCE and earlier. It is a confluence of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain heritage boasting of some of some of the finest Kalingan temples
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List Of Districts Of Odisha
ODISHA, a state on the eastern coast of India
India
, is divided into 30 administrative geographical units called districts. CONTENTS * 1 Administration * 2 Districts * 3 References * 4 External links ADMINISTRATIONA district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a District Collector (DC) or Deputy Commissioner in some states (DC). The District Collector is dual-hatted and also holds the title of District Magistrate. As a District Magistrate he or she is responsible for maintaining law and order in that district and as a District Collector responsible for collection the revenue. Generally, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) becomes the DC but occasionally officers belonging to the Odisha Civil Service too get appointed
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Government Of Odisha
The GOVERNMENT OF ODISHA(Odia : ଓଡିଶା ସରକାର) and its 30 districts consists of an executive , led by the Governor of Odisha , a judiciary , and a legislative branch. Like other states in India, the head of state of Odisha is the Governor , appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha, and houses the Vidhan Sabha ( Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The Orissa High Court , located in Cuttack , has jurisdiction over the whole state. The present Legislative Assembly of Odisha is unicameral , consisting of 147 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved
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List Of Governors Of Odisha
This is a list of the governors of the Indian state of Odisha (formerly Orrisa), since its foundation in 1936. GOVERNORS OF ODISHA # NAME TOOK OFFICE LEFT OFFICE 1 John Austen Hubback 1 April 1936 11 August 1938 2 George Townsend Boag (Acting) 11 August 1938 7 December 1938 3 John Austen Hubback 8 December 1938 31 March 1941 4 Howthorne Lewis 1 April 1941 31 March 1946 5 Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi 1 April 1946 14 August 1947 6 Kailash Nath Katju 15 August 1947 20 June 1948 7 Asaf Ali
Asaf Ali
21 June 1948 5 May 1951 8 V. P. Menon (Acting) 6 May 1951 17 July 1951 9 Asaf Ali 18 July 1951 6 June 1952 10 Fazal Ali 7 June 1952 9 February 1954 11 P. S. Kumaraswamy Raja
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S.C. Jamir
Dr SENAYANGBA CHUBATOSHI JAMIR (born 17 October 1931 ) is an Indian politician and Governor of Odisha . He has served as the Chief Minister of Nagaland , Governor of Maharashtra , Governor of Gujarat and Governor of Goa . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Political career * 3 As Governor * 4 Nagaland lottery scam * 5 Personal life * 6 References EARLY LIFEJamir is the son of Senayangba Jamir and Takatula who died in 2016 of Ungma village , Mokokchung district of Nagaland and belongs to the Ao Naga Tribe. Grandson of Jongshinokdang , who in the late 19th century, had the providential opportunity to meet the American Christian Missionary Rev. Edwin W. Clark and was instrumental in bringing Christianity to Nagaland. He was born on 17 October 1931
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List Of Chief Ministers Of Odisha
The Chief Minister of Odisha , an eastern Indian state , is the head of the Government of Odisha . As per the Constitution of India , the governor is the state's de jure head, but de facto executive authority rests with the chief minister. Following elections to the Odisha Legislative Assembly , the governor usually invites the party (or coalition) with a majority of seats to form the government. The governor appoints the chief minister, whose council of ministers are collectively responsible to the assembly. Given that he has the confidence of the assembly, the chief minister's term is for five years and is subject to no term limits . Since 1946, Odisha has had 14 chief ministers. The first was Harekrushna Mahatab of the Indian National Congress
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Naveen Patnaik
NAVEEN BIJU PATNAIK (born 16 October 1946) is an Indian politician who is the current and 14th Chief Minister of Odisha . The supremo of the Biju Janata Dal , is also a writer and has published four books. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Elections 2000 * 1.2 Elections 2004 * 1.3 Elections 2009 * 1.4 Elections 2014 * 2 Language * 3 Controversies * 4 Awards and recognitions * 5 Bibliography * 6 References * 7 External links BIOGRAPHYPatnaik was born on 16 October 1946 in Cuttack in a Karan family from Biju Patnaik , former Chief Minister of Odisha , and his brother Himanshu Patnaik. Patnaik was educated at the prestigious Welham Boys\' School in Dehradun , and later The Doon School . After that he attended Kirori Mal College , Delhi University , and he qualified for Bachelor of Arts degree
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Biju Janata Dal
The BIJU JANATA DAL (BJD) (Odia : ବିଜୁ ଜନତା ଦଳ) is a state political party of the Indian state of Odisha led by Naveen Patnaik , the current Chief Minister of Odisha and the son of former Chief minister Biju Patnaik , after whom the party was named. It was founded on 26 December 1997. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Electoral record * 3 Rule * 4 Alliance and break-up * 5 List of Chief Ministers * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORY Naveen Patnaik took over his father Bijaynanda "Biju" Pattnaik's Lok Sabha seat in 1996 as a member of the Janata Dal . In 1997, Patnaik split from Janata Dal over its failure to ally with the BJP, and formed the BJD in December 1997. The BJD has participated in several ruling coalitions with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) both at the Centre and in Odisha
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Odisha Legislative Assembly
The ODISHA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY is the unicameral state legislature of Odisha
Odisha
state in eastern India
India
. The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Bhubaneshwar
Bhubaneshwar
, the capital of the state. The Legislative Assembly
Legislative Assembly
comprises 147 Members of Legislative Assembly
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Unicameral
In government , UNICAMERALISM (Latin _uni_, one + _camera_, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber . Thus, a _unicameral parliament_ or _unicameral legislature_ is a legislature which consists of one chamber or house. CONTENTS * 1 Concept * 2 List of unicameral legislatures * 2.1 National * 2.2 Territorial * 2.3 Subnational * 2.3.1 Federations * 2.3.2 Devolved governments * 2.3.3 Other * 3 List of historical Unicameral legislatures * 3.1 National * 3.2 Subnational * 4 Unicameralism within the subdivisions of the United States * 5 Unicameralism in the Philippines * 6 References CONCEPTUnicameral legislatures exist when there is no widely perceived need for multicameralism . Many multicameral legislatures were created to give separate voices to different sectors of society
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List Of Constituencies Of Odisha Legislative Assembly
The following is the list of Vidhan sabha Constituencies of Odisha and the Elected Members NO. CONSTITUENCY RESERVATION DISTRICT EXTENT OF THE ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY (BLOCKS) MEMBER OF 15TH ASSEMBLY Party 1 Padampur None Bargarh district
Bargarh district
Jharabandh, Paikmal, Rajborasambar, Padampur (NAC) Pradip Purohit BJP 2 Bijepur None Bargarh district Barpali (NAC), Bijepur, Gaisilet, Barapali (part) Subal Sahu INC 3 Bargarh None Bargarh district Bargarh, Bargarh (M), Barpali (part) Sadhu Nepak INC 4 Attabira SC Bargarh district Attabira, Bheden Nihar Ranja
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