Biju Patnaik

Wing Commander Karori Lal Bhatia Did First Srinagar Landing

By Anil Dhir In the aftermath of the Jammu and Kashmir action by the Centre, the internet and the newspapers are agog with the story of Biju Babu having done the first landing during the 27th October 1947 invasion of Kashmir, and how he was instrumental in the Maharaja signing the Instrument of Accession. All […]

Why Odisha Celebrates the Birth Anniversary of Biju Patnaik?

Bhubaneswar: Today Odisha celebrates the birth anniversary of its legendary leader Biju Patnaik. He was born as Bijayananda Patnaik on 5 March 1916 to Lakshminarayan and Ashalata Patnaik at Bellaguntha, Ganjam district which is around 80 km from Bramhapur. Biju Patnaik was married to Gyan Patnaik. His younger son, Naveen Patnaik, is the current Chief […]

MIO 2018: Mukesh Ambani Recounts Dhirubhai’s Friendship with Biju Babu

Bhubaneswar: On the second day of Make in Odisha (MIO) Conclave 2018 here today, Chairman & Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited Mukesh D Ambani recalled his father Dhirubhai Ambani’s closeness with former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik. Ambani also admired the per annum growth of Odisha, that has been higher than the national average consistently. He congratulated Biju […]


Bhubaneswar: Young and talented team of award-winning children’s film ‘Sabas Biju’ met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the eve of its screening here today. The CM saw the promo of the children’s film and lauded child protagonist Snehal Sujal Mohanty and writer-director Santosh Panda. Naveen Patnaik Tweeted, #BijuBabu was truly an inspiration for generations that bears […]

Niranjan Patnaik Goes Beyond Politics

Bhubaneswar, May 23, 2018: Since yesterday social media has been flooded with dismal comments as CM Naveen Patnaik skipped a visit to late Bansidhar Panda‘s home before the later’s last rites. One of the pioneering figure of Industrial revolution in Odisha, late Bansidhar Panda was very close to Biju Patnaik, legendary Odia leader and father of […]

17-day Art Expo on Biju Patnaik in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An exhibition of paintings, sculptures and installations on legendary leader and former chief minister Biju Patnaik titled “The Tallman: a visionary leader of the century” kicked off on 1st April 2018 on Utkal Dibasa. The 17-day event, which is being organised by Suvadra Art Gallery is a tribute to the son of the soil and architect […]

30 Fascinating Facts About Biju Patnaik

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: As Odisha celebrates 102nd birth anniversary of legendary figure, freedom fighter and brave man Biju Patnaik, here are 30 little known facts about the visionary leader. Biju Patnaik was born on March 5, 1916 in Cuttack. Biju Patnaik’s parental home belongs to G.Nuagan, Bellaguntha, Ganjam district. Biju Patnaik’s mother Ashalata Devi was […]

President Kovind to Inaugurate Anand Bhawan in March

  Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind will come Odisha in late March to inaugurate Anand Bhawan Museum and Learning Centre, the erstwhile residence of former chief minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik. The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid a courtesy visit to the Raisina Hill in New Delhi on Saturday. Today he said that the Prez will come Odisha on […]

Biju Centenary : 30 km Long Human Chain on Nov. 23

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: To mark Biju Patnaik’s Birth Centenary year and completion of 80 years of formation of Odisha State a State level Human Chain Programme is being organised by Panchayatiraj Department, which will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on 23rd November, 2016, Wednesday at 9AM at Biju Patnaik Park, Bhubaneswar (Forest […]

Biju Patnaik Birth Centenary in Delhi

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Legendary Odia leader, freedom fighter and Odisha’s former CM Biju Patnaik’s Birth Centenary festival was celebrated in national capital on behalf of Odia Associations at Weight Lifting Auditorium, Jawahar Lal Neheru Stadium, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, on 20th November. His excellency M. Hamid Ansari, Hon’ble Vice President of India joined the […]