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Author: Ganeshwar Mishra
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Ganeshwar Mishra
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123726791
Fakir Mohan Senapati played a leading role in establishing the distinct identity of Odia, a language mainly spoken in the Indian state of Odisha. Fakirmohan Senapati is regarded as the father of Odia nationalism and modern Odia literature. Fakirmohan dedicated his life to the progress of Odia language in the later 19th and early 20th century.
The story of Fakirmohan is indeed the story of the 'Renaissance' of Odia literature. Besides he was a social reformer and educator who used his pen to criticize and correct the aberrations prevalent in the society. He is called the father of Odia fiction. In his native place, school colleges and universities are constructed in his memory.