Gopinath Mohanty

(20 April 1914 - 20 August 1991 / Nagbali, Cuttack, Orissa / India)

Gopinath Mohanty
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Gopinath Mohanty (Oriya: ଗୋପୀନାଥ ମହାନ୍ତି), winner of the prestigious Jnanpith Award, eminent Oriya novelist of the mid-twentieth century is arguably the greatest Oriya writer after Fakir Mohan Senapati.

Early Life and Education

He and his elder brother, Kahnu Charan Mohanty, along with his nephew Guru Prasad Mohanty exercised tremendous influence on Oriya literature for about three decades. Born at Nagabali (a small village on the bank of River Mahanadi which can boast of producing some of the trendsetters in oriya literature be it Gopinath himself, Kahnu Charan and Guru Prasad) in Cuttack district on 20 April 1914, Mohanty received higher education at Ravenshaw ... more »

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  • Ajaya Bohidar Ajaya Bohidar (4/24/2014 10:33:00 AM)

    The photograph is not that of Gopinath Mohanty regarding whom you are talking about. kindly replace the same.

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