After a brief debate, the lower house, Lok Sabha , passed the bill and amendment on 9 November History of Odisha and Historic sites in Odisha Lingaraja Temple built by the Somavanshi king Jajati Keshari Prehistoric Acheulian tools dating to Lower Paleolithic era have been discovered in various places in the region, implying an early settlement by humans.
He turned into a pacifist and converted to Buddhism. Kharavela was a Jain ruler. He also built the monastery atop the Udayagiri hill. By the reign of Yayati II, c.
Yayati II is supposed to have built the Lingaraj temple at Bhubaneswar. Notable rulers of the dynasty were Anantavarman Chodaganga , who began re-construction on the present-day Shri Jagannath Temple in Puri c. The region resisted integration into the Mughal empire until , when it was conquered by Sultanate of Bengal.
Ramachandra Bhanja himself was killed by Bayazid Khan Karrani. They agreed to treaty because their leader Qutlu Khan Lohani had recently died. But, they then broke the treaty by attacking the temple town of Puri. Man Singh returned in and pacified the region.
It had Cuttack as seat and bordered Bihar, Bengal and Golconda subahs as well as the remaining independent and tributary chiefs. From , the Orissa and Bihar governors were reduced to deputies of the Nawab later Nizam of the pseudo-autonomous Bengal Subah. The northern and western districts of Odisha were incorporated into the Bengal Presidency. It extends from the Subarnarekha River in the north to the Rushikulya river in the south. The lake Chilika is part of the coastal plains.
The plains are rich in fertile silt deposited by the six major rivers flowing into the Bay of Bengal: Deep and broad valleys have been made in them by rivers. These valleys have fertile soil and are densely populated. Odisha also has plateaus and rolling uplands , which have lower elevation than the plateaus. The other high peaks are: However, locally the year is divided into six traditional seasons or rutus: Basanta spring , Grishma summer , Barsha rainy season , Sharad autumn , Hemant winter , and Sisira cool season.