OF EVENTS PERTAINING TO THE DISTRICT FOR LAST 100 YEARS FROM ITS
Orissa was occupied by British on 1803 , Ganjam district was taken
away from Oriya range to Madras Presidency by British Govt.
meeting - Ganjam range - Jiranga, Guma, Rayagada, Labanyagada leaders
took the load
Raja Venkatas Dev organized fisrst Oriya meeting at Rasulkunda
put-forth demand for separation of Ganjam from Madras Presidency and
amalgation in Orissa
language is allowed in Southern Orissa, Court , Collectorate in
Govt. Offices .
Oriya Graduate of Southern Orissa Shyma Sundar Rajguru published
English Weekly - 1896
GanjamOdiya periodical Ganjam Odia "Hitabadini"
published by Pandit Gadadhare Bidyabhusan from Berhampur during
Jatiya Samiti was promed by Khallikote Raja Hari Hara Mardharaj a
Raja Hari Hara Mardharaj patronized to publish " Prajabandhu"
from Rambha Palace.( Editor was - Nilamani Bidyaratna on 1902)
medium was allowed in Educational Institution in Ganjam and Southern
Was Editor published "Prajamita" on 1904.
Fourth annual session of Utkal Sammilani at Berhampur Kanika Raja
presided over the meeting.
Raja Krupamaya Dev patronized to publish "guna Darpan" on
Deepika monthly magazine published from Belaguntha Laxmi by
Ramachandra Rath on 1909.
6th & 7th- Eighth Annual session of Utkal Sammilani held at Berhampur.
Gajapati Maharaja Krishna Chandra Dev ascended on the throne of
Bhusan Rath published "ASHA"weekly 1913 upto 1928.
was held at Paralakhemundi, Jeypore Rajkabi Vikram Dev erma presided
over the 10th session for three days.
& 31th - Father of Nation visited Ganjam, Berhampur and
addressed for freedom movement at Barracks ground.
time bapuji visited Berhampur, Aska, Gobara, Bhanjanagar, Kodala,
Kabisuryanagar, Polasara, Khallikote and Rambha.
mandir formed at Berhampur by freedom fighters under the supervision
of Banchhanidhi Patnaik & Ramalingam Sarala Devi, Sashi Bhusan
Rath, Iswar Sahu, Harihara Patnaik,Banamali Maharara were arrested.
Non-Co-operation movement at Humma, Ganjam.
Sarala Devi, Niranjan Patnaik, Debakar Patnaik, Radhakrishna
Biswasray were arrested by British Govt.
round Table conference at Londan, Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati
Jawaharlal Nehru visited Ganjam, Aska, Balisira, Kodala, Khallikote
& Berhampur to address for freedom Movement.
April. - Separate Orissa State Formed
Orissa Prime Minister Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati
Tribal leader of Korapur Great Freedom fighter Saheed Laxman Nayak
was hanged at Berhampur Circle Jail.
January'20th- Gandhiji last visited to Berhampur to address people.
Day of Berhampur University on 2nd Jan. 1967.
Chatrapur Unit of Matikhala was established on 1978.
3rd and 4th ;severe flood damaged the Ganjam
Sept ; Total literacy campaign of Ganjam was launched by the than
C.M. of Orissalate
Biju Patnaik at Berhampur Stadium and after one year Ganjam District
declared as total literate district in Orissa.
Sub-Division of Ganjam district was amputedfrom main land of Ganjam and formed as a new district
India Radio Station was established at Berhampur on 1st
Cyclone was occurred in Ganjam district on 17th & 18th