|Born||30 July 1887|
Cuttack, Odisha, India
|Died||30 July 1969(aged 81–82)|
|Alma mater||Ravenshaw College, University of Calcutta|
|Notable awards||Padma Shri|
He was born in Cuttack, Odisha. He received M.A. in Odia literature and M.A. in Sanskrit. Then he became a professor at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. He was the founder of Prachi Samiti (1925-1934), a literary institution that played a key role in reshaping Oriya literature.
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