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NAYAGARH

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 318 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NAYAGARH, a native state in India, in the Orissa division of Bengal. Area, 588 sq. m.; pop. (1901) 140,779; revenue, £800o. It contains hills rising to 5000 ft.; and exports much agricultural produce. In 1894 a revolt of the hill tribe of Khonds against the raja required the intervention of British military police. Nayagarh village (pop. 3340) is connected by road with Khurda in Puri district.
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dear nayagarh brothers it is sad to know that being nayagarhia we people even dont know the date of " formation of our own district". It is viewed as "1995" instead of '1993'. it created out of the undivided Puri zilla with the same time Khurda zilla formed during the janata dal government when THE late Bhagabat Behera was in the cabinet.
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