Founder of Teachers Movement in Orissa, he continues as Secretary general of All Orissa Federation of Teachers Organizations besides being the Vice-President of FISE, the World Body of Teachers. But he is not limited to his organizational responsibilities. He is marked for unique contributions to the philosophy of systematization of the teachers organizations and connection thereof to world efforts against exploitation.
A teacher par excellence in Oriya literature, he has authored more than twenty books.
A paragon of progressive outlook, Prof. Baral belongs to that section of human society, to which struggle for others emancipation is more attractive than personal benefits.
Orissamatters.com and its sister sites join innumerable admirers in extending all the best wishes to Prof. Baral on this happy day.