Orissa becomes Odisha and the language Oriya renamed as Odiya News from India Nov 052011 Now, Orissa’s assembly has passed a resolution and changed the name of state. It will be known as Odisha now. Orissa’s official language has also been renamed as Odiya. – ANI You can also follow News of Delhi on Twitter and Facebook. Related posts:Digvijay Singh: Baba Ramdev is thug and Kejriwal is corruptSonia Gandhi expresses her concern over High food pricesGovt. agencies have no information about Sonia Gandhi tours Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.