Portal:Odisha/Selected pictures/Archive

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Selected pictures[edit]

This page highlights images and diagrams that we find beautiful, shocking, impressive and informational. It is the visual equivalent to Selected articles and, as such, even more subjective.

If you wish to add specific images to this page, please nominate it on Portal:Orissa/Selected picture candidates. Images listed here should be either in the public domain or covered by a free license.

Usage[edit]

The layout design for these subpages is at Portal:Orissa/Selected pictures/Layout.

  1. Add a new selected picture to the next available subpage.
  2. Update "max=" to new total for its {{Random portal component}} on the main page.

Selected pictures list[edit]

Portal:Orissa/Selected pictures/1

Konark Temple.jpg
Credit: User:Sujit kumar

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda), at Konark, in Orissa.

It was built in red sandstone (Khandolite) and black granite by King Narasimhadeva I (1236-1264 CE) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. The temple is one of the most well renowned temples in India and is a World Heritage Site.


Portal:Orissa/Selected pictures/2

Puri Sea Beach.jpg
Credit: Tierecke

The beach at Puri is a favourite tourist destination for local as well as international tourists


Portal:Orissa/Selected pictures/3

VikramaDeo Jeypore.jpg
Credit: Ravichandar84

Vikrama Deo was the zamindar of Jeypore in the early years of the 20th century. The zamindari was abolished in 1952 and the lands brought under the direct control of the Indian Union.

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Chilka-S-c.jpg
Credit: Marcus334

The Chilka lake is the largest coastal lagoon in India.


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Inde bondo 8593a.jpg
Credit: Yves Picq

The Bonda or Bondo are an ancient tribe of people numbering approximately 5000 who live in the isolated hill regions of the Malkangiri district of southwesternmost Orissa, India, near the junction of the three states of Orissa, Chhattisgarh, and Andhra Pradesh. The Bonda are a scheduled tribe of India and are also known as Remo (meaning "people" in the Bonda language), Bhonda, Bondo, or Bondo Poraja.