Mu Odia Mo Odisha - Biju Patnaik


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Mu Odia Mo Odisha

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Mu Odia Mo Odisha (ମୁ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ମୋ ଓଡ଼ିଶା) is a 3D-like podcast series in Odia, illustrating the real -life heros of Odisha. Biju Patnaik, one of the most prominent survivors of the generation of Indian leaders and legendary ex Chief Minister who took part in Indonesian freedom struggle Sjahrir was unable to leave as the Dutch controlled the Indonesian sea and air routes. Nehru asked Biju Patnaik, who was adventurous and an expert pilot, to rescue Sjahrir. Biju Patnaik and his wife flew to Java and brought Sultan Sjahrir out on Dakota and reached India via Singapore on 24 July 1947. For this act of bravery, Patnaik was given honorary citizenship in Indonesia and awarded the ‘Bhoomi Putra’, the highest Indonesian award, an honor rarely granted to a foreigner.