Naveen Pays Tribute To Pandit Godabarish Misra On Birth Anniversary
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday paid tributes to Pandit Godabarish Misra on his birth anniversary.
Taking to Twitter, the Chief Minister remembered the contributions of Pandit Godabarish Misra towards social reformation and enrichment of Odia literature.
ସାରସ୍ବତ ସାଧକ ତଥା ଆଧୁନିକ ପଞ୍ଚସଖାଙ୍କ ମଧ୍ୟରେ ଅନ୍ୟତମ ପଣ୍ଡିତ ଗୋଦାବରୀଶ ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କ ଜୟନ୍ତୀରେ ମୋର ଶ୍ରଦ୍ଧାଞ୍ଜଳି। ‘ଆଲେଖିକା’, ‘କାଳିଜାଇ’, ‘ଚୟନିକା’ ଭଳି ତାଙ୍କ ସୃଜନ ସୃଷ୍ଟିରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ସାହିତ୍ୟ ରୁଦ୍ଧିମନ୍ତ। ସାହିତ୍ୟ, ଶିକ୍ଷା ଏବଂ ସମାଜ ସଂସ୍କାର କ୍ଷେତ୍ରରେ ନିଜ ଅବଦାନ ପାଇଁ ସେ ଚିରସ୍ମରଣୀୟ ରହିବେ। pic.twitter.com/nevqNo4kFm
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) October 26, 2021
Pandit Godabarish Misra was born on this day in 1886 in Puri. He was a poet, playwright and prose-writer of distinction.
His work includes many essays, stories, novels, poems, biographies and translations. His poems played a crucial role in creating awareness towards that nation.
His dramas Purushottama Deba, Mukunda Deba and Ardha Shatabdi Ra Orissa O Tahin Re Mo Sthana are significant tributes to Odia literature.
He was honored with Sahitya Akademi Award posthumously in 1962 for his autobiography Ardha Satabdir Odissa.
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