Stop posthumous misuse of Manoj Das: Bhasha Andolan to CM of Orissa


In a letter to Chief Minister of Orissa, the founder of Bhasha Andolan Sri Subhas Chandra Pattanayak has wanted him to stop posthumous misuse of author Manoj Das, in whose memory he has announced an annual International Literary Award worth Rs.10 lakhs for excellence in enriching English literature by an Oriya author.

The CM’s announcement is designed to further harm Oriya language by luring away its authors into English-writing, he has alleged.

His mail has been published in at

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