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DR. HAREKRUSHNA MAHATAB

DR. HAREKRUSHNA MAHATAB

A veteran freedom fighter, ardent nationalist, great scholar, a leading literary figure, and an able administrator, Harekrushna Mahatab was also the Chief Minister of Orissa.  He is regarded as one of the makers of modern Orissa.  An untiring social reformer, he stood for widow re-marriage and equal status for men and women.

The portrait was unveiled by the then Vice-President of India, Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma on 7 August 1989.

The portrait was donated by the Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab Foundation, Orissa.
 

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