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  Full Name* Mahapatra, Sitakant
  Pen name, if any
  Date of Birth*: (DD/MM/YYYY) 17/09/1937
  Place of Birth Mahanga
  District* Cuttack Dist.
  State* Odisha
(By Language or by Specialization)
Odia Poet  
M.A., Ph.D., Diploma in Overseas Dev. Studies, Cambridge
  Present Position/Occupation Retd. Indian Administrative Service; Sr. Homi Bhaba Fellow; Chairman, NBT; Freelance Writer
  Career (Professional and Literary)
(Position held, if any, with dates)
Secretary, Govt. of Odisha; Secretary, Govt. of India; President, UNESCO's World Decade for Cultural Development
(In which you normally write/mother tongue)
(Other languages in which you also write)
  Literary Distinction
(Maximum Five)
Odisha Sahitya Academy Award, 1971, 84.
Sahitya Akademi Award, 1974.
Soviet Land Nehru Award, 1983.
Bishuva Milan Award, 1983.
Sarala Award, 1985.
Jnanpith Award, 1993.
Fellow, International Academy of Poets, Cambridge.
Sr. Fellow, Harvard University.
Fellow, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.
  No. of Books Published* 98
Particulars of Publications
Title, Form/Genre, Year of Publication (Maximum 10 publications)
Ashtapadi, (Poetry), 1963.
Shabdara Akash, (Poetry), 1971.
Ara Drushya, (Poetry), 1981.
Aneka Sharat, (Travelogue), 1981.
Shabda, Swapna O Nirvikata, (Essays), 1990.
Shreshtha Kavita, (Poetry), 1994.
Usha Vilas, (Palm Leaf Mass), 1996.
The Ruined Temple & Other Poems, (Poetry), 1996.
Unending Rhythms, (Translation).
  Full Postal Address* Sitakant Mahapatra; 21, Satya Nagar, Bhubaneswar-751007 (Odisha)
  Telephone No. (with Std code)  
Residence 0674-2504569; 2506106
  Email ID
  Individual URL/Blog