Jayanta Mahapatra Life and Works BA English Honours

Jayanta Mahapatra is a famous Indian English poet. He is the first Indian poet who received the Sahitya Akademi award for English poetry. His famous poems such as “Indian Summer” and “Hunger” are regarded as classics in modern Indian English literature. He also won the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honor in India in 2009. He returned the award in 2015 to protest against rising … Read more