Born on July 2nd 1901. Kalindi Charan Panigrahi belongs to Sabuja Gosthi (Green Community of Orissan Poets) of twentieth Century. He is above all a poet, story writer, novelist, dramatist and essayist.
His creations in the poetry are ‘Jadu Ghara’, ‘Puri Mandira’, ‘Mahadipa’.
Novels include-Matira Manisha, Luhara Manisha, Amarachita, Mukta Gadara Khyudha. Stories include-Dwadashi, Rashi Phala, Sesha Rashmi & Sagarika as well as Ballet-Shoumya, and Dramas. Historical Padmini & Priyadashi Biographical sketches-Bhaktakabi Madhusudana, Karmabira Gouri Shankar, Essays Sahitya Samachara, Sahityika Auto-biography’ Jaha Ange Nivaichi’. He was sometimes editor of English ‘Bhanja Pradipa’ and ‘Mayur Bhanja chronicle’. He received Padma Bhusana Award in 1971. In the same year he was honoured as fellowship form Kendra Sahitya Akademi. In 1976 he got his D. Litt degree from Sambalpur University. In 1980 he got award and citation from IMFA TRUST. He died on 15-05-1991.