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Milestones of Bhubaneswar

There is a series of various milestones in the history of Bhubaneswar city which makes the city what it is today. Listed below are some important years in the history of Bhubaneswar:

Kalinga war

3rd century BC

Kharavela established his capital at Sisupalgarh

1st century BC

Jain and Buddhist shrines established

272-236 BC

Odissi Dance evolved

1st century AD

Hundreds of temples were built

8th-12th century

The Mughals invaded the city

15th century

Orissa became a separate province

1 April, 1936

Bhubaneswar was made capital of Odisha

13 April, 1948

Rourkela Steel Plant founded


The Barabati Stadium was built


Indira Gandhi made her last speech

October 30, 1984

Odissi Research Center established


Odisha cyclone caused major damaged