Writer Khageswar Mohapatra passes away


Bhubaneswar: Eminent litterateur and tribal language researcher Dr Khageswar Mohapatra passed away on Wednesday morning while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here. He had been admitted to the hospital six days ago as he was suffering from pneumonia. Mohapatra had won several awards, including Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award. ‘Samalochana ra diga o diganta’, ‘Charjyagitika’, ‘Pratna-Odia’, ‘Odia lipi o bhasa’ are some of the notable books written by him.