Which of these States was Originally Called as Kalinga?

  1. Odisha
  2. Mizoram
  3. Haryana
  4. Assam
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 28th May 2015 in Geography.
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    Option 1 is the right answer.

    Kalinga was an early republic in central East India that comprised most of the modern state of Odisha, northern parts of Andhra Pradesh and a portion of Madhya Pradesh.It was a rich and fertile land that extended from the Damodar River/Ganges to the Godavari River and from Bay of Bengal to the Amarkantak range in the west.The region was scene of the bloody Kalinga War fought by the Maurya Emperor Ashoka of Magadha c. 265 BCE.

    Harsh Vardhan Professor Answered on 28th May 2015.
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