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Noted academician Ganeswar Mishra Passes away

Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (UNI) Noted academician and writer Ganeswar Mishra passed away
here today following a protracted illness.
He was 72 and is survived by his wife and three sons.
The retired English professor of Utkal University was a well-known author and translator and was also the founding editor of Odia daily Prameya.
Mishra has authored many books in Odia and English and was conferred with Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award for his book ‘Bilatare Babu O Papu’ in the Children’s literature category.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has condoled the demise of Prof Ganeswar Mishra.
Mr Patnaik expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.
Leading academicians, poets, writers, litterateurs and journalists visited his residence here to pay their last respects to the departed soul.
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