Orissa
Orissa
The ancient kingdom of Kalinga, Odisha is located on the east coast of India, touching the Bay of Bengal. Odissi (Orissi), the oldest surviving dance form in India originated here. A major turning point in world history took place in Odisha when the Kalinga War that led emperor Ashoka to embrace non-violence & the teachings of Buddha was fought here in 261 BCE. Oriya is the official & most widely spoken language, spoken by three quarters of the population of India.
Orissa
Orissa
The ancient kingdom of Kalinga, Odisha is located on the east coast of India, touching the Bay of Bengal. Odissi (Orissi), the oldest surviving dance form in India originated here. A major turning point in world history took place in Odisha when the Kalinga War that led emperor Ashoka to embrace non-violence & the teachings of Buddha was fought here in 261 BCE. Oriya is the official & most widely spoken language, spoken by three quarters of the population of India.