Paika Bidroha

Declare Paika Bidroha as 1st War of Freedom: BJD 

BJD MPs said that the 1817 Paika Bidroha led by Buxi Jagabandhu was the first organised rebellion against the British empire which inspired later uprisings against foreign rule.

published on : 7th December 2021

‘Paika Bidroha not 1st War of Independence’

Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy stated this in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday in a written reply to a question by BJD MP Prashanta Nanda.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Centre considering first war for freedom status to Paika Bidroha

The demand by Odisha government for declaration of ‘Paika Bidroha’ of 1817 as the first war of Independence against the British Empire is under consideration of the Centre.

published on : 11th August 2021

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Odisha literary festival 2017

The sixth edition of Odisha literary festival kicked off to a rollicking start with the Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan singing paeans of the Odia civilisation. 

published on : 28th October 2017