Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das – Freedom Fighter Of Odisha


Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das (28 April 1848 – 4 February 1934) was the first graduate and advocate of Odisha.

He was born on 28 April 1848 in a village called Satyabhamapur, 20 kilometres from Cuttack, Odisha. He is known as Kulabruddha which means Grand Old Man & Utkal Gourab which means Pride of Utkal and was referred to as a poet and freedom fighter.

After returning to Odisha from Calcutta in 1881, he started his legal practice. His insight knowledge on this field helped him to earn sufficiently and spend for the common man. He was a source of inspiration for the lawyers in Odisha and in India. His birth anniversary is observed to be a Lawyers’ Day in the State.

Also See – Fakir Mohan Senapati – Freedom Fighter Of Odisha

Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das