With his indomitable power of will, John Nayak overcame virtually insuperable challenges to become the DGP of Odisha.
An Award-winning sound recordist, Nihar Ranjan Samal hails from Jajpur district of Odisha.
The unassuming yet talented Cricketer from Bhubaneswar gave hope to Indian Cricket fans when fast bowling wasn’t India’s strong suit.
These are some of many Odia women who have made it big in the face of insurmountable odds.
The following is a list of such personalities who are successful in their respective field of specializations and more importantly, celebrate their roots.
The women of Orissa played a significant role in all phases of national movement. They had made momentous contribution to the freedom struggle by demonstrating their indomitable courage and unflinching patriotism.