Smt. Binapani Mohanty was born on November 11, 1936. As a story writer of post-sixty she occupies a special place in her story readers. Her talent is exception and unparalleled as a poet, novelist, dramatist as well as translator. Kendra Sahitya Akademi has adorned her with the award for her story book KASTURI MARUGA O’ SABUJA ARANYA and for PATADEI in 1990. She is also a recipient of Bisuba Award instituted by Prajatantra Prajatantra Prachar Samiti. Her novel SITARA SONITA (1964) KUNTALA – SHAKUNTALA (1989). Her one act play includes KRANTI and Poetry includes ASIBARA BALA (1998). Her story collections include NABATRANGA (1953), PANTHASALA O’ RAKTARABI (1965), KASTURIMRUGA O’ SABUJA ARANYA (1966), TATINIRA TRUSHNA (1972), AROHANA (1978), DRUSHYANTARA (1984), CHARITRA HASUCCHHI (1986), KHELANA (1983), PATADEI (1987), TRUTIYA PADA (1989), BANHI BALAYA (1990), JANMANTRA (1991), SAKUNIRA CHHAKA (1992), ASRU ANALA (1992), EKAKI PARASARA (1995), ABHINETRI (1997), KHELA CHALICHI (1998), and PACHERI SEPATA NAI.