State Odisha at a Glance

 

Some Important Facts about Odisha

State

Odisha
State Map
Capital Bhubaneswar
Date of Formation 01 April 1936

The Makers of Modern Odisha

Chronological Events in Odisha History

Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Naveen Patnaik (BJD)

List of Chief Ministers of Odisha

First Chief Minister of Odisha – Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab

Governor Present Governor – Professor Ganeshi Lal

List of Governors of Odisha

First Governor – Kailash Nath Katju

Seat of High Court Odisha High Court (Cuttack)

List of Chief Justice of Odisha High Court

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 10

1. Acharya, Shri Prasanna
2. Biswal, Shri Ranjib
3. Hembram, Smt. Sarojini
4. Nanda, Shri Prashanta
5. Nekkanti, Shri Bhaskar Rao
6. Patnaik, Shri Amar
7. Patra, Shri Sasmit
8. Swain, Shri Narendra Kumar
9. Vaishnaw, Shri Ashwini
10. Vacant

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 21

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Aska Present MP Pramila Bisoyi
2. Balasore Present MP Pratap Chandra Sarangi
3. Bargarh Present MP Suresh Pujari
4. Berhampur Present MP Chandra Sekhar Sahu
5. Bhadrak Present MP Manjulata Mandal
6. Bhubaneswar Present MP Aparajita Sarangi
7. Bolangir Present MP Sangeeta Kumari
8. Cuttack Present MP Bhartruhari Mahtab
9. Dhenkanal Present MP Mahesh Sahoo
10. Jagatsinghpur Present MP Rajashree Mallick
11. Jajpur Present MP Sarmistha Sethi
12. Kalahandi Present MP Basanta Kumar Panda
13. Kandhamal Present MP Achyutananda Samanta
14. Kendrapara Present MP Anubhav Mohanty
15. Keonjhar Present MP Chandrani Murmu
16. Koraput Present MP Saptagiri Sankar Ulaka
17. Mayurbhanj Present MP Bishweswar Tudu
18. Nabarangpur Present MP Ramesh Chandra Majhi
19. Puri Present MP Pinaki Mishra
20. Sambalpur Present MP Nitesh Gangadev
21. Sundargarh Present MP Jual Oram

Number of MLA Seat Total number of Seats – 147

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Padampur Present MLA Bijaya Ranjan Singh Bariha
2. Bijepur Present MLA Naveen Patnaik
3. Bargarh Present MLA Debesh Acharya
4. Attabira Present MLA Snehangini Chhuria
5. Bhatli Present MLA Susanta Singh
6. Brajarajnagar Present MLA Kishore Kumar Mohanty
7. Jharsuguda Present MLA Naba Kisore Das
8. Talsara Present MLA Bhabani Shankar Bhoi
9. Sundargarh Present MLA Kusum Tete
10. Biramitrapur Present MLA Shankar Oram
11. Raghunathpali Present MLA Subrat Tarai
12. Rourkela Present MLA Sarada Prasad Nayak
13. Rajgangapur Present MLA C. S. Raazen Ekka
14. Bonai Present MLA Laxman Munda
15. Kuchinda Present MLA Kishore Chandra Naik
16. Rengali Present MLA Nauri Nayak
17. Sambalpur Present MLA Jaya Narayan Mishra
18. Rairakhol Present MLA Rohit Pujari
19. Deogarh Present MLA Subash Chandra Panigrahi
20. Telkoi Present MLA Premananda Nayak
21. Ghasipura Present MLA Badri Narayan Patra
22. Anandapur Present MLA Bhagirathi Sethy
23. Patna Present MLA Jagannath Naik
24. Keonjhar Present MLA Mohan Charan Majhi
25. Champua Present MLA Minakshi Mahanta
26. Jashipur Present MLA Ganesh Ram Singh Khuntia
27. Saraskana Present MLA Dr. Budhan Murmu
28. Rairangpur Present MLA Naba Charan Majhi
29. Bangriposi Present MLA Sudam Marndi
30. Karanjia Present MLA Basanti Hembram
31. Udala Present MLA Bhaskar Madhei
32. Badasahi Present MLA Sanatan Bijuli
33. Baripada Present MLA Prakash Soren
34. Morada Present MLA Rajkishore Das
35. Jaleswar Present MLA Ashwini Kumar Patra
36. Bhograi Present MLA Ananta Das
37. Basta Present MLA Nityananda Sahoo
38. Balasore Present MLA Madanmohan Dutta
39. Remuna Present MLA Sudhansu Sekhar Parida
40. Nilgiri Present MLA Sukanta Nayak
41. Soro Present MLA Parshu Ram Dhada
42. Simulia Present MLA Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi
43. Bhandaripokhari Present MLA Prafulla Samal
44. Bhadrak Present MLA Sanjib Mallick
45. Basudevpur Present MLA Bishnubrata Routray
46. Dhamnagar Present MLA Bishnu Charan Sethi
47. Chandabali Present MLA Byomakesh Ray
48. Binjharpur Present MLA Pramila Mallik
49. Bari Present MLA Sunanda Das
50. Barchana Present MLA Amar Prasad Satpathy
51. Dharmasala Present MLA Pranab Kumar Balabantaray
52. Jajpur Present MLA Pranab Prakash Das
53. Korei Present MLA Ashok Kumar Bal
54. Sukinda Present MLA Pritiranjan Gharai
55. Dhenkanal Present MLA Sudhir Kumar Samal
56. Hindol Present MLA Simarani Nayak
57. Kamakhyanagar Present MLA Prafulla Kumar Mallik
58. Parjanga Present MLA Nrusingha Charan Sahu
59. Pallahara Present MLA Mukesh Kumar Pal
60. Talcher Present MLA Braja kishore Pradhan
61. Angul Present MLA Rajani kant Singh
62. Chhendipada Present MLA Susanta Kumar Behera
63. Athamallik Present MLA Ramesh Chandra Sai
64. Birmaharajpur Present MLA Padmanabha Behera
65. Sonepur Present MLA Niranjan Pujari
66. Loisingha Present MLA Mukesh Mahaling
67. Patnagarh Present MLA Saroj Kumar Meher
68. Bolangir Present MLA Narasingha Mishra
69. Titlagarh Present MLA Tukuni Sahu
70. Kantabanji Present MLA Santosh Singh Saluja
71. Nuapada Present MLA Rajendra Dholakia
72. Khariar Present MLA Adhiraj Mohan Panigrahi
73. Umarkote Present MLA Nityananda Gond
74. Jharigam Present MLA Prakash Chandra Majhi
75. Nabarangpur Present MLA Sadasiva Pradhani
76. Dabugam Present MLA Manohar Randhari
77. Lanjigarh Present MLA Pradip Kumar Dishari
78. Junagarh Present MLA Dibya Shankar Mishra
79. Dharmgarh Present MLA Mousadhi Bag
80. Bhawanipatna Present MLA Pradipta Kumar Naik
81. Narla Present MLA Bhupinder Singh
82. Baliguda Present MLA Chakramani Kanhar
83. G. Udayagiri Present MLA Saluga Pradhan
84. Phulbani Present MLA Angada Kanhar
85. Kantamal Present MLA Mahidhar Rana
86. Boudh Present MLA Pradip Kumar Amat
87. Baramba Present MLA Debiprasad Mishra
88. Banki Present MLA Devi Ranjan Tripathy
89. Athagarh Present MLA Ranendra Pratap Swain
90. Barabati-Cuttack Present MLA Mohammed Moquim
91. Choudwar-Cuttack Present MLA Souvic Biswal
92. Niali Present MLA Dr. Pramod Kumar Mallick
93. Cuttack Sadar Present MLA Chandra Sarathi Behera
94. Salipur Present MLA Prasanta Behera
95. Mahanga Present MLA Pratap Jena
96. Patkura Present MLA Sabitri Agarwalla
97. Kendrapara Present MLA Shashi Bhusan Behera
98. Aul Present MLA Pratap Keshari Dev
99. Rajanagar Present MLA Dhruba Charan Sahoo
100. Mahakalapada Present MLA Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak
101. Paradeep Present MLA Sambit Routray
102. Tirtol Present MLA Bishnu Das
103. Balikuda-Ersama Present MLA Raghunandan Das
104. Jagatsinghpur Present MLA Prasanta Kumar Muduli
105. Kakatpur Present MLA Tusarakanti Behera
106. Nimapara Present MLA Samir Ranjan Dash
107. Puri Present MLA Jayanta Kumar Sarangi
108. Bramhagiri Present MLA Lalitendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra
109. Satyabadi Present MLA Umakanta Samantaray
110. Pipili Present MLA Pradeep Maharathy
111. Jayadev Present MLA Arabinda Dhali
112. Bhubaneswar Central (Madhya) Present MLA Ananta Narayan Jena
113. Bhubaneswar North (Uttar) Present MLA Susant Kumar Rout
114. Ekamra-Bhubaneswar Present MLA Ashok Chandra Panda
115. Jatani Present MLA Suresh Kumar Rautray
116. Begunia Present MLA Rajendra Kumar Sahoo
117. Khurda Present MLA Jyotirindra Nath Mitra
118. Chilika Present MLA Prasanta Kumar Jagadev
119. Ranpur Present MLA Satyanarayan Pradhan
120. Khandapada Present MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik
121. Daspalla Present MLA Ramesh Chandra Behera
122. Nayagarh Present MLA Aruna Kumar Sahoo
123. Bhanjanagar Present MLA Bikram Keshari Arukha
124. Polasara Present MLA Srikanta Sahu
125. Kabisuryangar Present MLA Latika Pradhan
126. Khalikote Present MLA Suryamani Baidya
127. Chhatrapur Present MLA Subash Chandra Behera
128. Aska Present MLA Manjula Swain
129. Surada Present MLA Purna Chandra Swain
130. Sanakhemundi Present MLA Ramesh Chandra Jena
131. Hinjili Present MLA Naveen Patnaik
132. Gopalpur Present MLA Dr. Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy
133. Berhampur Present MLA Bikram Kumar Panda
134. Digapahandi Present MLA Surya Narayan Patra
135. Chikiti Present MLA Usha Devi
136. Mohana Present MLA Dasarathi Gamango
137. Paralakhemundi Present MLA K. Narayan Rao
138. Gunupur Present MLA Raghunath Gomango
139. Bissam Cuttack Present MLA Jagannath Saraka
140. Rayagada Present MLA Makaranda Muduli
141. Laxmipur Present MLA Prabhu Jani
142. Kotpad Present MLA Padmini Dian
143. Jeypore Present MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati
144. Koraput Present MLA Raghu Ram Padal
145. Pottangi Present MLA Pitam Padhi
146. Malkangiri Present MLA Aditya Madhi
147. Chitrakonda Present MLA Purna Chandra Baka

Number of District 30

Name of the Districts

Angul

Barga

Bhadrak

Balasoer

Balangir

Boudh

Cuttack

Deogarh

Dhenkanal

Gajapati

Ganjam

Jagatsinghpur

Jajpur 

Jharsuguda

Kalahandi

Kandhamal

Kendrapara

Kendujhar

Khordha

Koraput

Malkangiri

Mayurbhanj

Nuapada

Nabarangpur

Nayagarh

Puri

Rayagada

Sambalpur

Subarnapur

Sundargarh

Area 155,820 km2
Rank of state by Area 9th
Population (2011) 41,947,358
Literacy rate 73.45%
Types Of Religion Hinduism (93.63%), Christianity (2.76%), Islam (2.17%), Sarnaism (1.14%), Sikhism (1.05%), Buddhism (0.03%), Jainism (0.02%)
Neighbouring States West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh
Neighbouring Countries – –
Main Language Odia
Other Languages Baleswari (Balasore), Bhatri (Koraput), Laria (Sambalpur), Sambalpuri (Sambalpur) and other western districts, Ganjami (Ganjam and Koraput), Chhatisgarhi, Medinipuri
Biggest River Mahanadi river
Number of River 33

Name of the Rivers

Baitarani River
Bhargavi River
Bhede River
Brahmani River
Budhabalanga River
Chitroptala river
Daya River
Devi River
Dhamra River
Ib River
Kadua River
Kathajodi River
Kharkai River
Koina River
Kuakhai River
Kushabhadra River
Mahanadi
Malaguni River
Nagavali River
Ong River
River Kolab
Rushikulya
Sabari River
Sankh River
Sileru River
South Karo River
South Koel River
Subarnarekha River
Surubalijora
Tel River
Telen River
Vaitarani River
Vamsadhara River

Number Lake 06 (Chilika lake, Ansupa Lake, Hirakud Dam, Indravati Dam, Kolab Dam, Pata lake)
Coastline 480 Km (Bay of Bengal)
Number of Beaches Puri Beach

Chandipur Beach

Gopalpur on Sea

Number of Mountains  – –
Agricultural land [Km2]  – –
Forest Land [Km2] 52,472 km2
Latitude 20.9517° N
Longitude 85.0985° E
City & Town Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Baripada, Raurkela, Brahmapur, Sambalpur, Puri, Balasore, Bhadhrak
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Water, Air
AirPorts 09 (Biju Patnaik International Airport, Savitri Jindal Airport, Utkela Airstrip, Berhampur Airport, Charbatia Air Base, Jeypore Airport, Jharsuguda Airport, Rourkela Airport, Hirakud Airstrip)
International Airports Biju Patnaik International Airport
Major Ports Port of Dhamara, Port of Gopalpur, Port of Paradip, Port of Subarnarekha, Port of Astarang, Port of Chandipur
Length of National Highways 4644.52 Km
Railway Length 2572.16 Km
Major Tourist Places Konark Sun Temple, Jagannath Temple, Lingaraja Temple, Puri Beach, Nandankanan Zoological Park (Bhubaneswar), Udayagiri Pilgrimage, Lingaraja Temple, Nrusinghanath Temple, Alarnatha Temple, Dhauli Giri Hills (Bhubaneswar), Chilika Lake (Puri), Chandrabhaga Beach (Konark), Hirakud Dam (Sambalpur), Gopalpur Beach (Ganjam), Similipal National park (Mayurbhanj), Chandipur Beach
Legislative Assembly Name Vidhan Sabha
Emblem
State Dance Odissi
State Anthem Bande Utkala Janani
Cuisine Rice dishes and rotis, Dal, Curries, Khattas and chutneys, Saaga (salad greens), Pithas (sweet cakes), Fish and other sea food, Fritters and fries, Desserts and sweets (Chenna Poda), Rasgulla, Bela pana

Must Try :- Khicede, Chungdi Malai, Macha Ghanta, Dalma, Pakhala Bhata, Gupchup, Dahi vada-Aloo dum, Chhena Poda, Rasabali,

State Animal Sambar
State Bird Blue jay
State Flower Ashoka
State Fruit
State tree Indian fig tree
Sport  – –
Number of National Park Bhitarkanika National Park, Simlipal National Park
Movie Industry Name  Ollywood
Festivals Raja Parba , Mahabisuva Sankranti, Rath Yatra or Car Festival, Akhoya Trutia , Ashokastami, Durga Puja, Makara Mela, Mahasiva Ratri, Dola, Chaiti Parba, Nuakhal, Magha Saptami, Sitala Sasthi, Dhanu Yatra, Thakurani Puja, Chhau Festival
Website www.odisha.gov.in

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