Bhupen Mohapatra has established himself as a significant contemporary Odia author. He has written approximately fifty volumes, including novels, short stories, essays, satire, travelogues, belles lettres, and literary criticism, greatly enhancing Odia literature throughout the past six decades. In addition, he has written an acclaimed autobiography.
His books and short stories aim to reflect on and probe a complex social reality while eloquently affirming life. Given that they represent an inspiring vision of a transformed social order, they have been met with a warmly enthusiastic reader response. By translation into English, Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, and other languages, a number of his stories have gained more readers.
Mahapatra was born on August 3, 1935 in the Odisha village of Kotasahi, in the Jaleswar district. During his literary career, Mahapatra has maintained a journalism vocation. He routinely contributed to publications in Odia, including The Samaja, Sambad, Samaya, and The Pragativadi. His journalistic writings have been collected in three books.
|Books name||Fasil / ଫସିଲ|
|No Of pages||56|