Nature

Late Govind Chandra Mohanty - Freedom fighter

Born in the year 1916 fought against the British Rule . A brilliant student passed Matriculation in 1st Division from Patna University , the only University for Bihar –Odisha State (Only 11 students got 1st division from Odisha ). While reading in Ravenshaw College he was rusticated for organizing a meeting in spite of the order of the college authority British Rule and never looked back. Instead of pursuing his higher study, He preferred to join the Freedom struggle influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and joined the Struggle as a Congress worker and participated in various movements specially 1942 Quit India Movement and was jailed several times with a total jail term of Four & half years. During jail term He came across with many progressive and left thinkers as jail mate and got attracted towards Marxism and read Das Capital. Post Independence He resigned from Congress & joined Communist Party of India. Subsequently He was a social Reformer, a writer of many books, a translator & a journalist. His contribution in the making of Tarikund High School, Jeysole High School, Alaka Mahavidyalaya, Naba Krusna Choudury College in and around satapura speaks a lot of his commitment & love for the locality.

Swami Suddhananda

A post graduate in English language was a student of Swami Chinmayananda and Swami Dayananda , later founded Suddhananda Foundation for Self Knowledge under Samviat Sagar Trust who traveled extensively across the globe to teach Ideology and Vedanta in many Universities and intellectual groups apart from conducting regular classes and public program mes in various part of the Country on scientific and practical interpretation of Vedanta. Presently staying in his Suddhandapuram Ashram in Uthendi (Chennai) has one more Ashram at Thiruvanmalai in Tamil Nadu and Four Ashrams in Odisha ( Nachhipur Cut tack City, Jaganathprasad in Gan-jam District and Daringbadi(Kirikuti) in Kandhamal District where regular In- house camps are being conducted for the seekers of self knowledge. Swami Suddhananda as managing Trustee of Samvit Sagar Trust and Akshar Educational Trust manages two Suddhanada Vidyalayas in Odisha (One at Nachhipur and one at Jagatsingpur) and two in Tamil Nadu where holistic education on subjective and objective knowledge is imparted through regular CBSE course. Apart from this there is a Suddhananda Group of Institution having Polytechnic, Engineering , management and a Plus 2 Science college in one campus near Bhuvaneswar.

Late Purnananda Patra

Was a primary school teacher who received awards as a distinguished teacher from Governor of Odisha and President of India. He was the pioneer along with Late Krushna Chandra Mohanty of our village to take a call for organizing a movement with the help of around 20 villages in and around in promoting education in the locality as there was no High School in the locality by establishing Tarikund School. He was the main guiding force in building Jeysole High School, Satapura Primary School. He was popularly known as BADAMASTRE in and around 20 villages in the locality.

Late Surendranath Mohanty

Working with Tata Steel in Jamshedpur along with many from our village was the General Secretary of UTKAL ASSOCIATION , one of the biggest social-cultural organization of migrant Odisha workers in the steel city of Jamshedpur for more than 20 years. Subsequently Late Tarachand Mohanty who died at an early age in the year 2020 took over as the General Secretary of the said organization and continued till he breathed his last. Apart from being the President of Central Puja Committee of Jamshedpur and President of Builders Association of Jamshedpur he was president of Lions Club of Jamshedpur and was very popular amongst various social groups in the steel city.

Note: For details of the life of these legends one can read the Autobiograhy of Late Purnananda Patra ‘ EKA SIKSHAKAR ATMAKATHA’,Biography of Late Govind Chandra Mohanty “JIBANA NUHEN SE JIBANTA DALIL” and of Late Yudhistir Das on his souvenir “SATAYU”.