In the year 1936 on April 1, Odisha becomes the state council or separate province. This is a state constituted by gathering Odia speaking peoples together. So the official language of this state and mother language is Odia. According to Odisha Official Language Act, 1954 is an Act the Odia language is used for any kind of official purpose in Odisha. Majority population of Odisha around 84% are speaking in Odisha and other are using Hindi, Urdu and Bengali and Telugu etc languages. The border areas of this state are influenced by people of other states to which it attached so in those places the language is mixed and people used a mix version of Odia and other languages. Such as in Balasore district Baleswari language is influenced by Waste Bengal accordingly Bhatri (Koraput), Laria (Sambalpur), Sambalpuri (Sambalpur and other western districts), Ganjami (Ganjam and Koraput), Chhatisgarhi (Chhatisgarh and adjoining areas of Odisha (Odisha) and Medinipuri (Midnapur district of West Bengal) etc languages are spoken by Odia people in these remote regions.
Odia language is belongs to the Aryan family of languages (Ancient language in India), this language is very closely related to the Assamese, Bengali and Maithili languages. In Odisha the Odia language has developed many linguistic variations by the influence of Aryan and Dravidian family languages. Odia language is a very sweet and heart touching language that is easy to speak, read and write.
Odia language has different forms such as Standard Odia, Major dialects, and Minor non literary and tribal forms or dialects.
Standard Odia language is proper Odia langauge and it is spoken in Khurdha, Puri, Khurdha, Cuttack, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Dhenkanal, Angul and Nayagarh etc district.
Major dialects is the form of Odia language that is spoken by peoples of remote districts such as Midnapori Odia, Singhbhumi Odia, Baleswari Odia, Ganjami Odia, Sambalpuri Odia, Desiya Odia etc.
Minor non literary and tribal dialects are the forms of Odia language those are used by tribal peoples some example are Kurmi, Sounti, Bathudi, Kondhan, Laria, Aghria, Bhulia, Sadri, Matia, Bhuyan, Reli, Kupia etc.
So these are some languages in Odisha those are spoken by millions of peoples of this state.