Born on 27th February 1934, son of Madhu Sudana Das. He is a story-writer of international repute. His creations include ‘DHUMRAVA DIGANTA’, LAKSHMIRA ABHISHARA and MANOJA PANCHABISANTI. His edited story SESHA BASANTARA CHITA. In 1972 for his story ‘Katha O Kathani, he got Kendra Sahitya Akademi award for his short story ARANYAKA. He got Orissa Sahitya Akademi Award in 1981. He got Sarala Award for his book ‘DHUMRAVA DIGANTA’. For sometime he was associated with Oriya reputed journal DIGNTA. Now he is the editor of English popular monthly THE HERITAG published from Chennai.