as was born in Cuttack, Odisha, in 1924. He served in Washington, D.C., from 1961 to 1964, as Director of Audit, Indian Accounts and Additional Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General of India. On August 17, 2004, he passed away. Das penned and published a number of collections of poems, short stories, and novels. He was a modernist writer who contributed to Odia literature. His fictional protagonists are urban dwellers who struggle with inner conflict, broken dreams, and existential sorrow.
Writing about the hardships of contemporary living in post-independence India’s middle class, which is aspiring and occasionally impatient. Although his stories start off simply, they finally come to a stunning and unexpected conclusion. Writing “expresses a writer’s relationship with many emotions,” he claimed, and “no writing can belong to any class or community,” but rather “it belongs to the whole world.” Also, he has translated works by other Oriya authors.
|Katha Sahityara Kala O Karigari / କଥା ସାହିତ୍ୟର କଳା ଓ କାରିଗରୀ
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