Born on October 3rd 1923 Sri Chittaranjan Das has been admired by his readers as a renowned creative talent. He is exceptional in his essays, travel literature and in the field of translation and has vast command over foreign languages. In 1960, for his essay JEEVANA BIDYALAYA he was awarded by Orissa Sahitya Akademi. He was adorned with Sarala Award in 1989 for his essay Orissa O’ Odia. In the year 2000, he has been awarded by Kendra Sahitya Akademi for his lucid essary ‘BISWAKU GABAKSHA’. His essay and lucid writings include SILA O’ SALARMA (1958), SAMAJA, PARIBARTAN O’ BIKASHA (1958), KETE DIGANTA (1972), TARANGA O’ TADITA (1975), MANISHAD (1978), EKALABYA KATHA O’ ANYANYA PRABANDHA (1978), JATIRE MU JABANA (1979), SIKSHARU SANKARAMANA (1981), SANSKRUTI O’ ODISHA (1981), GANDHI GOPABANDHU (1981), NAKHA DARPANENA (1982), PASYATI DISHI DISHI (1986), ARAMYA RACHANA (1986), ODISHA O’ ODIA (1988), AAU EKA DRUSHTIRE (1990), NETA O’ NARAYANA (1990), CHID BISTARA, SABU MULARE MANISHA, HASA KETE KANDA KETE, GRANTHA MANTHANA, SAMPADAKARA STAMBHA (1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD), ANABANA RACHANA, ABHAYA AMITRATE AND KALAKU KAJWALA. His travel literatures include NEPALAPATHE (1948), GANJAMALARE SATADINA (1955), SAGARA JATRI (1955), DENMARK CHITHI (1955), SHILATIRTH (1991), BHARATARU CHIN (1988), ERTEJ ISRAEL, SAGARA PATHA, HIS POETRY INCLUDES DUI ADHYAYA (1948). His translation include SAMAJA GABESANA BIDHI, DASI SILIA, RAJ KUMAR MAHAMANABA, BIDROHI ATMA, MO JEEVANA O’ SADHADA, DASISIL JA RAJKUMAR, SAMMOHINI, CHASI, VOCTOR JIVAGO, MO HRUDAYA PILANKA PAIN, JANE SIKSHAKANKU CHITHI, JASNAYA POLYANA, RABINDRA GALPA CHAYANA, RUSSIA CHITHI, DUI BHOUNI, BINODINI, PRATHAMA PRATISRUTI, CHHATRANKA PRATI, NARI SAMAJA PRATI, SWASTHYARA CHABI, RAMANAMA, SATYAGRAHA, MATRU RACHANABALI (17 parts), MAA and SRI AUROBINDO. His research books include ACHYUTANANDA O’ PANCHASAKHA DHARMA, ODISHARE MAHIMA DHARMA, SANTHA SAHITYA, ODIA SAHITYARA SANSKRUTIKA BIKASHA DHARA, BHAKTA CHARAN DAS, BALARAM DAS, ALOKARA KABI RABINDRANATH and A glimpse into Odia literature (1982). His children’s literatures include GAPA AGAPA, ESOPKATHA, MANISHANKA MADHYARE MANISHA, KETE DESHARA KATHA, SUNDARA DESHA FINLAND AND MARCO POLO. His biographies include NABAKRUSHNA CHOUDHURY, BHINNA JANE VIVEKANADA and autobiography includes MITRASYA CHAKSHUSA. Other creations are JANGALA ACHITHI, JEEVANA VIDYALAYA 1st Part (1960), 2nd Part (1962) and ROHITARA DIARY.