Eminent Journalist and Writer Subhas Chandra Pattanayak was conferred with ‘Subarta Gourav’ Samman at the 13th Anniversary Celebrations of Odia Weekly ‘Subarta’ at Jayadev Bhavan in Bhubaneswar yesterday.
Subhas Chandra Pattanayak was felicitated by Editor of Sambad Daily, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik in the presence of Subarta Editor Pradyumna Satpathy, Trustee Aruna Dhal and former student union leaders Abhinna Kumar Hota, Satyabrata Panda, Sanjib Patry, Badri Mohanty, Tumbanath Panda, Ajay Kumar Mishra and others.
Subhas Pattanayak, the Editor-in-Chief of OrissaMatters.com, an English news portal, is also the Chairman of Bhasha Andolan, Odisha, which has been spearheading a massive movement to ensure ‘Governance of Odisha in Odia Language’.
He has written several books including, ‘The Samaja in Maze of Forgery’, ‘Sri Jaya Devanka Baisi Pahacha’, ‘Sabita pain Kabita’, ‘Smrutirekha’, ‘Vidyapatinka Prema Geet’, ‘Singhavalokanare Biju Patnaik’, ‘Singhavalokana’, ‘Doora Adoora’ and ‘Animadversion’. Two his new books, ‘Orissa Pradesh Srustire Ganamadhyam’ and ‘Nabakalebara: Legends and Reality’ were released on December 29, 2015.