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|Thursday, 25 February 2010 05:17|
Jagadish Mohanty (born 1951) is a renowned Oriya writer, considered as a trendsetter in modern Oriya fiction, has received the prestigious Sarala Award 2003, Orissa Sahitya Akademy Award 1990, Jhankar Award, 1985 Dharitri Award, Prajatantra Award. Born in an iron mines of northern periphery of Orissa, he spent more than 30 years of his life working in the coal mines in western periphery of Orissa. Though he kept himself away from the cultural capital of Orissa, but still his writings highlighted him in the mainstream of Oriya literature and culture.
He has been awarded with prestigious Sarala Award, started by IMFA foundation in 2003 for his short story collection Suna Ilishi Awarded with Orissa Sahitya Akademy, 1990 for his novel Kanishja Kanishka. Awarded with Jhankar award for his contribution to Oriya fiction in 1985 Besides this he has been felicated and awarded by Mahanadi Coal fields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India), M/S J.K.Paper Mills Ltd, Jay Kay Pur, the Daily news paper Dharirti and other various institutions of Orissa.
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