Bhubaneswar: Union Dharmendra Pradhan visited the proposed site for Paika Bidroh Memorial at the historic Barunei foothills along with Shri Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi Min. for Tourism & Culture, Govt of Odisha in Khordha today. Also, visited the remnants of Khordha Fort (Gada), which was the epicentre of Paika Bidroh.
While commemorating the 200 years of Paika Bidroh-the first war of Indian independence, Modi Government had planned and proposed for a Paika Bidroh Memorial at the historic Barunei foothills in Khordha.President Shri Ram Nath Kovind has been requested to lay the foundation stone for the Paika Bidroh Memorial. The proposed Paika Bidroh Memorial will be a tourism destination showcasing the heroic saga and valour of Odias for the future generation. Reviewed preparations for Hon’ble President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Odisha on September 27th & 28th along with Shri Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi Min. for Tourism & Culture, Govt of Odisha and the District Administration at Khordha today.