Krushna Chandra Gajapati

Activist, Deceased Person

1892 – 1974

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Who was Krushna Chandra Gajapati?

Krushna Chandra Gajapati, popularly known as Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati Narayana Dev, was a key personality in the formation of an Independent Odisha State. He is regarded as the architect of the modern Odisha state. The present Gajapati District of Odissa was named after him. He was the Honorary Captain in the First World War.

He had great interest in Oriya literature, art, music, culture, sports, games and horse-riding.

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Born
Apr 26, 1892
Paralakhemundi
Religion
  • Hinduism
Ethnicity
  • Oriya people
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Died
May 25, 1974
Paralakhemundi

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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