CM Naveen Pays Tributes To Savior Of Odia Language Gourishankar Ray


Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today remembered Gourishankar Ray, the savior of Odia language and literature, on his birth anniversary.

Taking to his Twitter handle, he wrote: “Tribute to Gaurishankar Ray, one of the pioneers of the formation of a separate state of Odisha. He will always be remembered for his contribution to the protection of Odia language and literature with the creation of a new awakening among the Odias through the “Utkal Deepika” newspaper.”

Gourishankar Ray, better known as Karmaveer Gourishankar, a prominent figure amongst the makers of Modern Odisha as well as the savior of Odia language and literature, who led the Save Oriya Movement during the late nineteenth century working relentlessly for the protection and preservation of the Odia language.

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