Athmallik is a town and a notified area committee in An ugul district in the state of Orissa, India. It was one among the 26Feudatory states of Orissa Being Carved out of the earst while Boudh Ex-Feudatory state . It was recognise a separate princely state in 11th century established by King Prattap Deo , a Scion of Kadamba Dynasty . Prattap Deo was said to have found a Honda (Metal Vessel) which was considered to be lucky enough , after which the territory was then named as “Hondpa” In Course of time, one of the chief divided the Ex-state in to eight divisions and placed one Sub-chief called “Malla” in each division with a view of suppressing the un-rully tribes , on the basis of which the kingdom changed its name from “Hondpa” to “Athmallik” The state merged in Dhenknal from the rule of Kishore Chandra Dev in 1948 and remained under Dhenkanal District till 31.03.1993 . Due to bifurcation on the District Athmallik, Sub-Division is now under Angul District from, 1993. Athmallik N.A.C. located on the bank of River “MAHANADI” which is nearest to the Temple of Sidheswar Baba & Hot spring centre at Deuljhari and surrounded by “PANCHADHARA” Mountain with a healthy and clean environment/atmosphere an area of 29.005sq Kms .
1874 Athmallik estate is recognized as a state.
1874 - 4 Feb 1877 Jogendra Samant (b. 1821 - d. 1877)
4 Feb 1877 - 1902 Narendra Deo Samant (b. c.1848 - d. 1902?)
(personal style Maharaja from 1890)
1902 - 3 Nov 1918 Bibhudendra Deo Samant (d. 1918)
3 Nov 1918 - 15 Aug 1947 Kishor Chandra Deo Samant (b. 1904 - d. c.1971)
3 Nov 1918 - 24 Dec 1925 L.E.B. Cobden-Ramsay -Regent
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