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:You can now escape speeding penalty 4 Youth Congress workers held for attacking BJP leaderGang Rape Victim should have surrendered before Rapists: Female Scientist Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.