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Odisha to set up 2 Odia Language Chairs in Andhra and Gujarat

ashok-pandaThe Government of Odisha on Monday decided to set up two Odia language Chairs in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.

The two language Chairs would be named after two prominent Odia poets, said State Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda.

The Odia language chair in the Central University, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh would be named after Bhaktakabi Madhusudan Rao, while the Chair at Gandhinagar University in Gujarat to be named Utkal Bharati Kuntala Kumari Sabat chair.

The two Odia language Chairs will help to spread the language besides encouraging research on it, the Minister added.

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