Chandrasekhar Rath was Born on October 17, 1929 at Malapada village in Balangir district, the writer was nominated for the prestigious Padma Shri award this year. Rath was conferred with several awards, including Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award, Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award and Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman, for his contribution in the field of literature.
Governor of Odisha S C Jamir expressed grief over the passing away of the noted writer. He had enriched Odia literature with his many invaluable creations that received readers’ admiration, the governor said.
The governor described his demise as a great loss to Odia literature. Jamir also conveyed deep condolences to bereaved family members. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and people from all walks of life paid tributes to Rath after his body arrived at his residence in the city.
“All of us are grieved by the sad demise of the eminent litterateur. He will be remembered by his fans and admirers,” said Patnaik. Union ministers Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan, and many ministers of the Odisha government also condoled the death of Chandrasekhar Rath.
|Books name||Pathaprante Panchastari / ନାକଟା ଚିତ୍ରକର|
|Editor||Prof. Bauribandhu Kara|
|No Of pages||129|
|Printed At||Sri Guru Gouranga Press|