Oriya in Crisis: A Linguist against the basic need of the Language

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Linguistic Survey of India, conducted by Sir George Abraham Grierson, had a great contribution to creation of Orissa as India’s first linguistic State, eleven years ahead of independence. Neither Hindi, nor Bengali nor Telugu could vie with … Read more →

Orissa and Oriya Language: Must we retrieve the Mana

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak The first freedom movement of India – armed revolution begun by Jayee Rajguru in 1803 metamorphosing into the first non-cooperation movement led by Buxi Jagabandhi Bidyadhar Mohapatra in 1817 – had severely mauled the British in the … Read more →