English poses a new challenge but Odia literature has to expand its scope says...

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“One language dies every 14 days. As many as half of world’s 6,000 languages are expected to be extinct by end of this century as communities are abandoning their native tongues in favour of...

At Katha workshop in Bhubaneswar

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Attended Katha workshop organised by monthly lliterary magazine "Katha" at bhubaneswar.

At the inauguration of UTSAV in Shantiniketan on 11 Aug2019

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At the heavenly ambiance of famous Biswavharati University, its own Odia Department in association with Srujan India, Cuttack Dr. Gourahari Das with other eminent guests inaugurates the UTSAV SARJANA on 11th August 2019.

With Sunil Gangopadhyaya

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Kakababu fame Bengali poet and Novelist Sunil Gangopadhyaya a renowned name in Kolkata. He earned Sahitya Akademi award in 1985 for his novel Those Days (Sei Samaya). Gangopadhyay used the pen names Nil Lohit, Sanatan Pathak, and Nil Upadhyay

With Nigerial Poet and 1st ever African Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka

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Author, poet, Playwright and activist Wole Soyinka was awarded with the most prestigious Nobel Prize in 1986. He belongs to the Nigeria and holds the regards for this achievement as the first Ever African. He...

With Eminent Journalist Kuldip Nayar

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Author and Journalist Kuldip Nayar has written widely about current issues and historic persons, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Daniel Smith and Barry Manilow. Nayar has advocated a policy of bilateral talks and engagement with India's neighbour Pakistan. He is...

With two Literary giants: Ramakant Rath and Sitakant Mahapatra

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A Raveshawvian Shri Ramakant Rath, Padmabhushan is considered as an era in modern Odia literature. He is a Philosopher-Poet and heavily influenced by Poets like T.S Eliot and Ezra Pound. His poetry is full of...

Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award 2012

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India's Premiere literary institution, The Sahitya Akademi confers The Sahitya Academy Award to the most outstanding books of literary merit published in  major 24 Indian languages annually.  This includes 22 listed languages in the...