Odisha

State in Eastern India

Odisha, formerly Orissa, is an Indian state located in Eastern India. It is the 8th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. The state has the third largest population of Scheduled Tribes in India. It neighbours the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west, Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha has a coastline of 485 kilometres (301 mi) along the Bay of Bengal. The region is also known as Utkala and is mentioned in India's national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana". The language of Odisha is Odia, which is one of the Classical Languages of India.

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The southwest (summer) monsoon on Saturday covered the entire country six days before its 'normal' date of July 8, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD)..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

Monthly rainfall for July over the country as a whole is most likely to be normal but many parts of east (Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha and Chhattisgarh)..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

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