Historical Names of Odisha | odisha General knowledge

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Historical Names of Odisha | Odisha General knowledge

Dear Aspirant! Here we cover a most Important topic about Odisha gk Historical Names of Odisha which help to your all Odisha competitive exam like OPSC, ASO, OSSC, OSSSC, CT, BED, OTET Exam.

Historically, the names of Odisha have been named during the historical period: according to the Kalinga Puranas and the Mahabharata, it was named after Prince Kalinga, King of Bali and Queen Sudarshan.

Utkala  According to Mahabharata Utkala was a part of Kalinga.
Mahakantara  This name was found during Gupta period.
Udra  It was the kingdom which included coastal region of Odisha.
Odra  This name was given after Odra tribe.
Oddiyana  This name was mentioned in Buddhist texts.
KamalaMandala   It was named for the region of Narla in Kalahandi.
South Kosala  It was named for the modern day Chhattisgarh andWestern parts of Odisha.
Kongoda  This name was found on a copper plate in Ganjam district.
Trikalinga  This name was found on copper plates in Sonepur.
Tosali  It was named for a city including a subdivision of Kalinga during the Asoka period
Odivissa  This name was referred in Buddhist texts for Odisha.
Jajnagar  This name was used for Odisha in some texts like Tarikh Nasiri, Tarikh

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