25 August 1936, born a baby in the family of late Banarasilal Kedia, lovingly named Giridharilal Kedia, who became the icon of love for the social set up of Cuttack.
Even though he had lost his father at the tender age of eight; though the merciless time deprived the child from fatherly love and guidance, but almighty God had blessed this child with a gentle heart and sacrificing attitude.
The fatherless child was brought up under the guidance of mother Srimati Ginnia davi lovingly known as Shyama the daughter of Late Sawalram Modi and grand daughter of Late Laxminarayan Modi. She took all the pain and pleasure in bringing up the child up to the age of 18 years. Mother Shyama Devi has blessed with 3 sons and a daughter, among them Giridharilal Kedia was the eldest.
He happily married to Draupadi devi the grand daughter of Late Narsinghdas Bhawsinka and daughter of late Sajjan Kumar Bhawsinka in the year 24th Nov.1953.
He blessed with 2 sons and 3 daughters being. Pramod is the eldest among Pradeep, Kamala, Aruna and Sudha.