Bhubaneswar, Dec 23: The North Odisha University has been (NOU) renamed after Sriram Chandra Bhanjdeo, the erstwhile king of princely State of Mayurbhanj.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced this today. “Sriram Chandra Bhanjdeo has a big contribution in development Odisha. The 150 th birth anniversary of the legendary is being celebrated this year. On this occasion, the Government has decided to name the North Odisha University after him,” said Patnaik.
The Chief Minister also stated that the State Government would also take steps for upgrading of the library of the university.
It may be noted that renaming of the North Odisha University after the Sriram Chandra Bhanjdeo had been demanded by different quarters, including locals and the BJP.