"Now we are celebrating April Fool's Day Insted Of Utkal Divas"

"Now we are celebrating April Fool's Day Insted Of Utkal Divas"

"Now we are celebrating April Fool's Day Insted Of Utkal Divas"
"Now we are celebrating April Fool's Day Insted Of Utkal Divas"

Utkala Dibasa the day of recognition for all Odia helps everyone to be united. Finally, with the endeavors of Oriya pioneers in uniting the Oriya-speaking individuals succeeding, the new political region of Orissa was framed on April 1, 1936. The last Hindu ruler Mukunda Dev, endeavors came about into the arrangement of a politically isolated state under British guidelines on etymological premise on April 1, 1936. The primary transformation for the different states proceeded for thirty years from the actual day of development of Utkal Sammilani that drove the establishment of a different Odisha Province. The development was more serious with the authority of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das, Utkala mani Gopabandhu Das, Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati, Pandita Nilakantha Das, Fakir Mohan Senapati, Gangadhar Meher, Basudeba Sudhaladeba, Radhanath Ray, Bhubanananda Das, A. P. Patro, and numerous others with the help of the public. History says it was named Kalinga, the old realm that Magadha lord Ashok attacked in 261 BC to extend Mauryan rule. The 'Great  Kalinga War' celebrated for the bloodbath it saw was at last won by Ashok, however, he was unable to make the most of his triumph and before long-accepted Buddhism. Apart from the Great Kalinga War, written history had not many references to the realm until lord Kharavela's standard started. Indeed, Kalinga under Kharavela had figured out how to retaliate for the Maurya attack by crushing Magadh.

 Why should we celebrate Utkal Divas instead of Fool’s Day?

1 April, also known as All Fools’ Day, on this day people in most parts of the world, play practical jokes and tricks on each other. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their pranks by shouting April Fool. Everyone knows and celebrates 1 April as fool’s day. But Do you know about the significance of this special day as Odia? That day will be a proud moment for all of us when we celebrate this special day togetherly in great enthusiasm. One may be highly educated if he has no feelings as an Odia, Shamelessly he/she may not be counted as an Intelligent person. So we should celebrate it as our Utkal Divas instead of celebrating Fool’s day.

  • 1 April – Utkal Divas or Odisha Day is celebrated on 1st April for showing respect for the formation of our state in 1936 which was previously divided into provinces of Bengal and Bihar. After Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament gave its nod to the Orissa (Alteration of Name) Bill, 2010 and the Constitution (113th Amendment) Bill., the state’s name was changed from Orissa to Odisha on 24 March 2011 
  • As we know, Utkal Divas signifies the formation of Odisha as a State about 85 years ago. During its establishment, The dreams that Shri Madhusudan das and other dignitaries had seen, are not fulfilled till now. Now We have Someone fulfilling those dreams for us. In the next 15 years, We aspire to make the actual Utkal that was dreamed by our visionaries of Odisha. 
  • Odisha is one of the states with many tribal populations, the state has been ruled by many kings and the state was renamed as Odisha by the parliament of India on November 9, 2010.
  • Many people celebrate April 1 as fool’s day, but we should not remember the contributions and sacrifices made by the people of Odisha in those olden days, Utkal Divas or Orissa Day are celebrated all over the state. Not only in Odisha but Utkal Divas is celebrated in many cities and towns in India and abroad, where people from Orissa reside. So we should pay respect to our native land first. Every Odia should proudly celebrate the Utkal Divas.

Bande  Utkala Janani song significance 

‘Bande Utkala Janani ', a patriotic poem by Odisha is written by Kantakabi Laxmikanta Mohapatra. The poem envisages a UTKAL that maintains her self-respect and dignity from an edge of confidence and strength instead of insecurity and fear..The Utkal Sammilani (a federation of Oriyas) was leading this moment. This inspired the poet Laksmikanta Mohapatra, who was young and energetic. He started writing Vande Utkal Janani (Glory to the Mother Utkal) and a few other fiery songs with a patriotic motive. documented national poet Orissa Banchhanidhi Mohanty was also an honest singer. He wanted to sing Laksmikanta’s patriotic songs throughout Orissa and inspired everyone. It seems to be more powerful and altogether its stanzas, the glory also because the specialty of Orissa is portrayed which amaze everyone who listens to the song. The rhythm of Mother Odisha’s natural beauty and charming surroundings really haunted his imagination. Nobody tried, but the government spontaneously accepted this song with alacrity to be its’ national song which really excels all other patriotic songs of Orissa. This song is taken into account as a strong weapon by the Utkal Sammilani to emancipate Orissa. One will find during this song Vande Utkal Janani that Orissa’s natural beauty, God’s bounty, and limits remained unchanged. Odisha’s tradition of arts and crafts within the temples, culture or literature and therefore the peaceful social living, of these things, exist during this beautiful song which yet inspires and attracts everybody.

Final Thought:

Utkal Divas is time to celebrate the glory of the geographical entity called Odisha, which is very much ours. This Day also provides an excellent opportunity for self-introspection on part of every true citizen of the State to gauge and assess the real-time intrinsic and holistic development of the State, over the years. celebration. From 1936 to now has been a great expanse of time. But where does Odisha as a state stand amidst all this? Has it progressed in the desired manner? It is a mere historical coincidence that the Utkal Divas falls on Fools Day, there is absolutely no offense intended. On this occasion of Utkal Divas, We should celebrate with joy and enthusiasm for its great achievement and victory in order to remember this beautiful day of Odisha.