Who is the Father of Odia Language?
Fakir Mohan Senapati is known as the father of Odia Language.
Here are some quick facts about Fakir Mohan Senapati:
|Birth||13 January 1843|
|Death||14 June 1918|
|Notable works||Rebati, Six Acres and a Third, Utkala Bhramanam, Aatma Jibana Charita|
|Occupation||Novelist, Short story writer, Poet, Philosopher, Social reformer|
|Birth Place||Mallikashpur, Balasore|
Fakir Mohan Senapati — Father of Odia Language
Fakir Mohan Senapati, known as the father of Odia language. He was a poet and writer. His most famous work is “Sri Jagannath Ratha Jatra”.
He worked relentlessly for the development of Odia language and literature. He established many schools and colleges in Odia medium. He also published many books written in Odia language.
Fakir Mohan Senapati’s death anniversary is celebrated as ‘Odia Language Day’ every year.
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