Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik mourned the demise of eminent Odia litterateur and poet Binapani Mohanty and announced that her last rites will be held with full national honours.
Patnaik said that the late Binapani Mohanty has successfully presented the struggles of women’s lives in her stories and novels. Her timeless work will continue to inspire women’s empowerment.
The demise of Binapani Mohanty has created a huge void in the Odia literary world, said the Chief Minister. He extended his deepest condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.