English Poet Jayanta Mahapatra Passes Away at 95

English Poet Jayanta Mahapatra Passes Away at 95

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Category : Obituaries Published on: August 30 2023

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  • Renowned Indian English Poet, Jayant Mohapatra passed away at the age of 95.
  • Born in Cuttack, Odisha, India, on October 22, 1928, Mohapatra's literary journey spanned over 50 years, during which he made a lasting impact with his writings.
  • He received his education from Ravenshaw College in Cuttack and later from Delhi University.
  • Initially, Mohapatra's career revolved around teaching physics, and in his late 30s, he developed a keen interest in English poetry.
  • In 1971, he published his first collection titled 'Swayamvar and Other Poems', a turning point that marked the beginning of his poetic journey.
  • His notable work, 'Close the Sky Ten by Ten' played an important role in propelling him forward in the line of eminent writers in the literary world.
  • In 1981, Jayant Mohapatra became the first English language writer to win the Sahitya Akademi Award for his book "Relationships".
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