haraprasad Das

Hindi Translation of Haraprasad Das’s Vansha Bags Sahitya Akademi Prize

News Delhi: Senior Hindi author and translator Prabhat Tripathi was selected for the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Prize for Translation 2018 for his Hindi translation work ‘Vansha’. Vansh (Mahabharat Kabita) was originally written in Odia by renowned poet and thinker Haraprasad Das. Haraprasad Das also had received the prestigious Moorti Devi Award for Vansha for the year […]




2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival from 14th October

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: 2 days  festival to witness 100 speakers in 14 sessions 10 young Odia writers to receive PEN IN Young Author Award This October Bhubaneswar, the temple city, is going to witness the biggest literary extravaganza in eastern India. 2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival (BPF 2017), a national festival of literature, art, culture, […]


Photoframe by Poet Ratnamala Swain Released

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Well-known poet and author Ratnamala Swain’s third Odia poetry compilation Photoframe, published by Pen In Books, was released in the capital city on Sunday, 3rd September 2017 in Hotel Crown. A galaxy of eminent writers, poets, theatre personalities, intellectuals, and literature enthusiasts attended the book-release function. This evening event was […]


Poet Haraprasad Das Files Defamation Suit

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Defamation filed at Bhubaneswar Court claiming damages  Both civil & criminal cases filed against 7 men and a lady Today renowned poet and thinker Haraprasad Das filed a defamation suit at Bhubaneswar court against 7 men and a lady teacher claiming damages and compensation of an unknown amount for allegedly making defamatory remarks […]


VAK: Nuanced expressions of loss and longing at reading session

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Opening session at India’s first poetry biennale feature five noted poets reading from works in Odia, Assamese, Tamil, Manipuri and Kashmiri Crushing solitude, despair, loss, desire and longing for release from worries and cares informed readings by five poets across as many Indian languages at the opening session of […]


VAK: First Biennale of Indian Poetry

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Brings together 45 poets from 15 languages, discussions on poetry Odia poet Haraprasad Das, Saqti Mohanty and Monalisa Jena are invited Odia poets Haraprasad Das, Saqti Mohanty  and Monalisa Jena are among 45 poets from 15 Indian languages who will gather for a celebration of verses at the country’s […]


Symposium on Odia poet Nirmala Devi

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Nirmala Devi Kabita Samagra was launched by literary luminaries The event was organised by Sahitya Akademi A one-day symposium on eminent odia poet Nirmala Devi (1907-1997) was organised by Sahitya Akademi yesterday (22nd October 2016) at Idcol Auditorium in Bhubaneswar. A galaxy of eminent literary luminaries attended this function. A mellifluous invocation […]


500 Poets Joining Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival 2016

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: BPF 2016 is the first-of-its-kind in eastern and north-eastern region of India. Bhubaneswar is the fifth Indian city to host an exclusively poetry fest. This First edition is going to host more than 500 poets including 70 speakers and guest poets Prominent young poets from Hindi, Bengali, Manipuri, Assamese, Gujarati, […]