Bhubaneswar: Making Odisha proud outside the state, Goutam Dev Mohanty clinched Mr Karnataka title at a bodybuilding competition held in Bengaluru.
Goutam, who currently works as an Electronics Engineer at a private firm in Bengaluru, bagged Mr. Bangalore title and later won Mr. Karnataka taking part at a state level bodybuilding event there.
With clinching two titles, he qualified to participate in national bodybuilding competition.
Goutam, the youngest son of Gouri Shankar Mohanty and mother Sucheta Mohanty, hails from a freedom fighter family at Lakshman Nath village in Balasore district. His grandfather was a veteran freedom fighter Atal Bihari Mohanty.
After successfully clearing engineering degree from Bhubaneswar-based Silicon Engineering College in 2005, Goutam is currently living in Bengaluru.