October 3rd 1923 Sri Chittaranjan Das has been admired by his readers as a renowned creative talent. He is exceptional in his essays, travel literature and in the field of translation and has vast command over foreign languages. In 1960, for his essay Jeevana Bidyalaya he was awarded by Orissa Sahitya Akademi. He was adorned with Sarala Award in 1989 for his essay Orissa O’ Oriya. In the year 2000, he has been awarded by Kendra Sahitya Akademi for his lucid essary ‘Biswaku Gabaksha’.
His essay and lucid writings include Sila O’ Salarma (1958), Samaja, Paribartan O’ Bikasha (1958), Kete Diganta (1972), Taranga O’ Tadita (1975), Manishad (1978), Ekalabya Katha O’ Anyanya Prabandha (1978), Jatire Mu Jabana (1979), Siksharu Sankaramana (1981), Sanskruti O’ Odisha (1981), Gandhi Gopabandhu (1981), Nakha Darpanena (1982), Pasyati Dishi Dishi (1986), Aramya Rachana (1986), Odisha O’ Odia (1988), Aau Eka Drushtire (1990), Neta O’ Narayana (1990), Chid Bistara, Sabu Mulare Manisha, Hasa Kete Kanda Kete, Grantha Manthana, Sampadakara Stambha (1st, 2nd, And 3rd), Anabana Rachana, Abhaya Amitrate And Kalaku Kajwala.
His travel literatures include Nepalapathe (1948), Ganjamalare Satadina (1955), Sagara Jatri (1955), Denmark Chithi (1955), Shilatirth (1991), Bharataru Chin (1988), Ertej Israel, Sagara Patha, His Poetry Includes Dui Adhyaya (1948). His Translation Include Samaja Gabesana Bidhi, Dasi Silia, Raj Kumar Mahamanaba, Bidrohi Atma, Mo Jeevana O’ Sadhada, Dasisil Ja Rajkumar, Sammohini, Chasi, Voctor Jivago, Mo Hrudaya Pilanka Pain, Jane Sikshakanku Chithi, Jasnaya Polyana, Rabindra Galpa Chayana, Russia Chithi, Dui Bhouni, Binodini, Prathama Pratisruti, Chhatranka Prati, Nari Samaja Prati, Swasthyara Chabi, Ramanama, Satyagraha, Matru Rachanabali (17 Parts), Maa And Sri Aurobindo.
His research books include Achyutananda O’ Panchasakha Dharma, Odishare Mahima Dharma, Santha Sahitya, Odia Sahityara Sanskrutika Bikasha Dhara, Bhakta Charan Das, Balaram Das, Alokara Kabi Rabindranath and a Glimpse into Oriya Literature (1982).
His children’s literatures include Gapa Agapa, Esopkatha, Manishanka Madhyare Manisha, Kete Deshara Katha, Sundara Desha Finland And Marco Polo.
His biographies include Nabakrushna Choudhury, Bhinna Jane Vivekanada and autobiography includes Mitrasya Chakshusa. Other creations are Jangala Achithi, Jeevana Vidyalaya 1st Part (1960), 2nd Part (1962) and Rohitara Diary. [A glimpse into Oriya literature, Odia sahityara itihasa: Samajika-samskrtika bibhibhumi [i.e. bhittibhumi], Bisvaku gabaksha, Mitrasya cakshusha, Bhakta Charana Das (Makers of Indian literature), Balarama Das (Makers of Indian literature), Letters from a Forest School]
Mohapatra Nilamani Sahu was born on
22nd December 1926 at Niali – district. He started his career as a Lecturer in Oriya literature. Village of Cuttack
In the post-independence period, he is known as a best story-writer. He is adorned with different awards for his favourite short stories which have been admired by scholars and general public. These include ‘Akasha Patata’ story book for which he received Orissa Sahitya Akademi Award in 1979. For his story edition titled ‘Abhisapta Gandharva’ in 1983, he received Sarala Award and again in 1984 he was adorned Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for the same book.
His story editions include Prema Tribhuja published in 1952, Michha Bagha In 1955, Srunantu Sarbe Amrutasya Putra In 1957, Ganjei O’ Gabesana In 1961, Ranu Apa Tharu Pushi Parjyanta, Andha Ratira Surya, (1965), Anya Rupa Rupantara, Akasha Patala, Abhisapta Gandharba, Pingala Se Anya Jane, Kapota Pakhi Gru Mora, Sumitrara Hasa, Bishnu Maya, Michha Bagha, Papa O’ Mukti, Se Kala Pakhala, Brundabanara Sesha Dhupa, Ja Devi Sama Grushesu, Galpa Bichitra, Nibeditara Naisyabhisara.
His novels include Dhara O Dhara, Tamasi Radha, Hansa Mithuna. His criticism books include ‘Sahityara Katha O Ramya Rachana Sahityara Parabar. [Mahapatra Nilamani Sahu racana samagra]
27th February 1934, son of Madhu Sudana Das. He is a story-writer of international repute. His creations include ‘Dhumrava Diganta’, Lakshmira Abhishara and Manoja Panchabisanti. His edited story Sesha Basantara Chita. In 1972 for his story ‘Katha O Kathani, he got Kendra Sahitya Akademi award for his short story Aranyaka. He got Orissa Sahitya Akademi Award in 1981. He got Sarala Award for his book ‘Dhumrava Diganta’. For sometime he was associated with Oriya reputed journal Dignta. Now he is the editor of English popular monthly The Heritage published from Chennai. [Selected Fiction, Tales told by mystics, Manoj Das: A critical study, Chasing the Rainbow: Growing Up in an India Village, Sri Aurobindo-The Hour Of God: Selections From His Writings]