Modi Inaugurates Rs 1,660-Crore IIT-Bhubaneswar Campus, Commemorates 1817 Paika Rebellion

Leader Narendra Modi on Monday discharged a stamp and a coin to celebrate the Paika insubordination of 1817 in Odisha.

He additionally initiated the new grounds of IIT-Bhubaneswar, worked at an expense of Rs 1,660 crore, and propelled a large number of ventures worth Rs 14,523 crore for the state. The Paika Rebellion, many case, was the principal war of Independence against the British.

Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union priest Dharmendra Pradhan among others were available on the event. In the mid 1800s, the cultivating network of Odisha had risen in defiance when the British began tinkering with the income framework.

Bakshi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar, the military head of the King of Khurda, had driven his military of Paikas compelling the British East India Company powers to withdraw. The defiance of 1817 came to be known as Paika Bidroh (Paika insubordination. Paiks were conventional landed local army under the state’s Gajapati rulers.

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