Madhusudan Das

[Utkal Gourav] (28 April 1848- 4 February 1934 / Satyabhamapur, Cuttack, Orissa / India)

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Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das was born in a village called Satyabhamapur, 20 kilometres from Cuttack, Orissa. He was known as "Utkal Gourav" which means Pride of Utkal and was a Poet, Freedom Fighter. He was the first Graduate and Advocate of Orissa.

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He was born to father Choudhury Raghunath Das and mother Parbati Debi. They had initially named him Gobindaballabh. Later they changed his name to Madhusudan. He had two elder sisters and a younger brother named Gopalballabh. He had adopted a daughter, by name Shailabala, in whose name the famous Shailabala Womens college was founded. Shailabala was a Bengali, and her parents had left her in the care of ... more »

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