Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: The district stage Utkal Diwas celebration was held in Adikabi Sarala Das Sanskruti Bhawan right here on Thursday. District collector S Ok Mohapatra chaired the assembly accompanying Zilla Parishad president Priyadarshin Biswal, MP Dr Rajashree Mallick, MLA Prasanta Muduli and district administration senior officers, retired professor Surya Narayan Mishra attended the occasion as chief speaker. Addressing the gathering professor Mishra reminded formation of Odisha state, later British’s thought-about our declare and our state Odisha acknowledged identification within the 12 months 1936, Odisha turned first state in nation established on linguistic foundation . Collector Mohapatra mentioned outstanding personalities as Madhu Babu, Gopabandhu Sprint and people had fought immensely for establishing Odisha state 85 years again. DIPRO Kaminiranjan Patnaik proposed vote of thanks and Subash Chandra Rout coordinated the assembly.