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Odisha CM Naveen pays tributes to Pandit Godabarish Misra

26/10/2021 at 1:45 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 26: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid tributes to Pandit Godabarish Misra on his birth anniversary.

Taking Twitter handle, the Chief Minister tweeted, “My tribute to Godavarisha Misra, one of the most noted author of modern Panchasakha. Odia literature is flourishing in his creations like ‘Alekhika’, ‘Kalijai’, ‘Chayanika’. He will forever be remembered for his contributions to literature, education, and social reform.”

Born to Lingaraj Mishra & Apsara Devi in Srinibaspur Sasan, near Banapur, Khordha district, he was honored with Sahitya Akademi Award posthumously in 1962 for his autobiography Ardha Satabdir Odissa.

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