Bhubaneswar: Veteran Lyricist, Playwright and Screenwriter Dr Bijay Mishra passes away at 83. He was a recipient of the Jaydev Awardee, State Sahitya Academy Award (1968, 1988), Konark Samman (1994)as well as the Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and the Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik expresses condolence at the passing away of noted dramatist Bijay Mishra. “Late Sri Mishra was a leading dramatist of contemporary times. His contribution to Odia literature & film industry is immense,” says Chief Minister’s Office.