Madhusudan Das was born on 28 April 1848 in the village of Satyabhamapur which is 20 kms away from Cuttack. He is popularly known as UtkalGourav. He was the first graduate, MA and BL of Odisha. Madhusudan Das worked hard for the social, political and economical uplift of people of Eastern India. He rendered his admirable service to the nation as a very successful lawyer, social reformer and patriot. He was also an excellent orator in Oriya, English and Bengali. He wrote a number of poems and articles in Oriya and English to arouse sense of patriotism in people. He gave away all his earnings generously for the higher education of poor children. He founded UtkalSammilani which brought a revolution in the social and industrial development of Odisha. By his long political fight he united Odisha & modern Odisha took birth on 1st April 1936. This day is celebrated as UtkalaDibasa.UtkalGouravMadhusudan Das died at the age of 85, on 4th February 1934. His immense contribution towards the state and nation would be admired forever.
Best Time: Round the year
Contact Person: Tourist Officer
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar Airport- 65 Km
Nearest Railway Station is Cuttack- 35 Km
From Cuttack bus service is available up to Satyabhamapur.