Bhubaneswar Celebrates its 76th foundation day on 13th April

Bhubaneswar Celebrates its 76th foundation day on 13th April
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15th April 2024: Bhubaneswar the capital city of Odisha Also known as temple city of Odisha celebrates its 76th foundation day on April 13, 2024. This auspicious occasion symbolized the city’s journey from its humble beginnings to a thriving metropolis known for its rich heritage, beautiful architecture and excellent infrastructure planned in the city. This city was established on April 13, 1948, when the city was founded by Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Under the leadership of world-renowned German architect and urban planner Otto Koenigsberger.

Bhubaneswar has transformed into a beautiful place of culture, history and innovation. The city’s residents are proud of its over 3,000-year-old heritage dating back to the Mahamegha-Bahana Chedi dynasty. The ancient city of Sisupalgarh is a testament to Bhubaneswar’s past and rich history. Bhubaneswar is known by many names such as Toshali, Kalinga Nagari, Ekamra Kshetra and Mandira Malini Nagari, all of which reflect the uniqueness of its culture.

The heart of the cultural landscape are the awe-inspiring temples, more than 700 of temples which are found throughout the city. Decorated with intricate carvings and exquisite craftsmanship, these architectural wonders are a symbol of passion and artistic talent. From the iconic Lingaraj temple to the majestic Mukteswar temple, each temple tells a story of faith, culture and architectural beauty.

The city is filled with a festive atmosphere that reflects the spirit of unity, diversity and resilience that defines the character of Bhubaneswar. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a heartfelt appeal to residents, urging them to take proactive steps in preparing their homes and roads for the upcoming Foundation Day celebrations. The city is buzzing with activity as every household in Bhubaneswar is diligently undertaking repairs and maintenance, showcasing a collective commitment to ensuring that the occasion is commemorated with pride and dignity.

Embrace the city’s heritage and promote community pride. It’s time to reflect and renew. Now is the time to recognize the progress made since our foundation day and look to a future guided by the principles of sustainability, inclusion and innovation. As the city continues to evolve and embrace modernity, it remains committed to its cultural heritage and preserves its legacy for future generations. It is an important time in the city’s rich history, culture and heritage. Looking to the future, Bhubaneswar is a shining example of culture and progress, with the past influencing the present and shaping the destiny of future generations.

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