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Prana Krushna Parija OBE (1 April 1891 – 2 June 1978) at Balikuda, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha. He was a Botanist, academician and former Vice chancellor of Utkal University. He worked as a principal in Ravenshaw University (formerly Ravenshaw College), Cuttack Pro Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.The “Parija Library” of the university is named after him. He was working as a scientist for agricultural development in Orissa. He was an elected member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly.