Renowned Litterateur Mangalu Charan Biswal Dies, CM Naveen Expresses Grief
Sambalpur: Renowned litterateur, teacher, writer, poet, and noted playwright Mangalu Charan Biswal passed away due to age-related alignments on Tuesday. He was 87.
Reportedly, Biswal breathed his last at his residence in Baradunguri village under Rengali block of Sambalpur district late last night.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, expressed condolences on the sad demise of Biswal.
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ସାହିତ୍ୟିକ ତଥା ରାଷ୍ଟ୍ରପତି ପୁରସ୍କାର ପ୍ରାପ୍ତ ଶିକ୍ଷକ ମଙ୍ଗଳୁ ଚରଣ ବିଶ୍ୱାଳଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ଦୁଃଖିତ। ଗଳ୍ପ, କବିତା, ନାଟକ, ଶିଶୁ ସାହିତ୍ୟ ସହ ସମ୍ବଲପୁରୀ ସାହିତ୍ୟକୁ ସମୃଦ୍ଧ କରିବାରେ ତାଙ୍କ ଅବଦାନ ସର୍ବଦା ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ। ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ପ୍ରତି ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 11, 2022
Biswal has written more than 100 Sambalpuri plays that include ‘Bhukha’ which was later made into a movie of the same name. He has long been involved with All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan in Cuttack and Sambalpur. Many of his writings are still in school textbooks.
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