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Ganatantra ('Democracy') was an Odia-language newspaper published in Odisha, India between 1956 and 1961.[1] Initially Ganatantra was published from Bolangir, later moving to Cuttack.[2] It started as a weekly newspaper, later converted into a daily. Surendra Mohanty was the editor of the newspaper. Ganatantra was published by Rajendra Narayan Singhdeo, the maharaja of Bolangir, and was politically aligned with the Ganatantra Parishad party.[1]


  1. ^ a b Rout, Kartik Chandra. History of Modern Orissa (1936-2000). New Delhi: Anmol Publications, 2004. pp. 208-209
  2. ^ Das, Sisir Kumar. A History of Indian Literature [2.] 1911 - 1956, Struggle for Freedom. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1995. p. 786