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PM Modi to release Hindi translation of ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by Dr Harekrushna Mahtab

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 09, Apr 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today release the Hindi translation of the book Odisha Itihaas written by Utkal Keshari Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab in New Delhi. The book available in Odia and English so far has been translated into Hindi by Shankarlal Purohit.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Member of Parliament Lok Sabha, Bhartruhari Mahtab will also be present on the occasion. The event marking the release of the Hindi version has been organised by Harekrushna Mahtab Foundation. Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab was a notable figure in the Indian Independence Movement.
He served as Chief Minister of Odisha from 1946 to 1950 and from 1956 to 1961. He wrote the book Odisha Itihaas in Ahmednagar Fort Jail, where he was imprisoned for more than two years during 1942 to 1945.

Sources : News on AIR