10 Eminent Personalities of Odisha who have made the Mother land Proud.


8. Kelu charan Mahapatra

Being the first Odia recipient of Padma Vibhusan, he was an Odissi dancer and guru. He supported and contributed a lot to promote Odissi as a classical dance throughout the world.



  1. Good, But, is a fullodisha.com forgotten to Maharaja Sri Krushnachandra Gajapati ? Is fullodisha.com can’t be proude and can’t be count to this emenent person as a proud of Odisha ? Sir ! Parla Maharaja Shri Krishna Chandra Gajapati was lead role on the way of formation of separate state or creation of new state. Which by, today we have all odia in Odisha & we celebrate as Utkal Diwas. It’s a very shame full sir.

    • No Sir,
      Definitely we have not forgotten anyone… The list is unlimited and we have just selected only 10 of them…