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Writer in Spotlight : Indulata Mohanty

By Sujata Shiven | PUBLISHED: 10, Sep 2010, 17:34 pm IST | UPDATED: 23, Jan 2011, 15:08 pm IST

Writer in Spotlight : Indulata Mohanty

Indulata Mohanty is a well known name in Oriyan and Hindi literature. Her contributions to literature are immense.

She was born on April 15,1940 in Keunjhar district of Orissa. She completed her Post Graduation in History and was a very keen writer.

Her literary works include five story collections in Oriya, translation of 14 stories of Nobel Laureat Pearl S Buck in Oriya, 8 novels of Jnanpeeth Awardee Amrita Pritam in Oriya and translation of biography of Raja Ram Bahadur in Oriya for National Book Trust of India. She is a regular translator for Yug Shakti Gayatri.

She is the winner of many awards. She was awarded Suchitra Best Writer's award in the year 1990, Sucharita Devi Gantayat award in 1994, Pallivani Best writers award in 1999, Sahakar best writers award in 2003 and Manorama best writer's award.

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