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Poet Sarala Das

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  • Categories
    History & Culture
  • Published
    6th Apr, 2021

Context:

Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu greeted Odia Adikabi Sarala Das's 600th birth anniversary function in Cuttack, Odhisha.

About Sarala Das :

  • Sarala Das was among the prominent scholars of Odia literature.
  • He was the first scholar to write his works in Odia in the 15th century A.D.
  • His best-known works include three Odia books: Mahabharata, Vilanka Ramayana, and Chandi Purana.
  • He also wrote the book Laxmi Narayana Vachanika.
  • He started writing his Mahabharata in the 15th Century AD under the reign of Kapileswar, otherwise known as Kapilendra, the famous Gajapati king of Odisha. (AD 1435–67).