Noted Litterateur Manorama Mohapatra Passed Away

  • 20 Sep 2021

Eminent litterateur, social worker and former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’ Manorama Mohapatra has passed away on 18 September 2021.

  • She was former editor of Odia daily 'The Samaja'.
  • Mohapatra has more than 40 books and novels to her credit.
  • Among others, she was honoured with Sahitya Akademi Award in 1984.
  • For her immense contribution to the field of literature, she was appointed President of Odisha Sahitya Akademi in 1991, the first woman to hold this post, till 1994.