Krushna Chandra Kar

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Pandit Krushna Chandra Kar
Born 1907
Orissa
Died November 2, 1995(1995-11-02)
Cuttack
Nationality Indian
Occupation poet, literary critic,Novelist,essayist
Known for Poetic contributions,Children fictions,Biographies and Autobiography
Notable work(s) “Ramayana” ,”Shakuntala","Pari Raija","Kuhuka Raija","Panchatantra"

Pandit Krushna Chandra Kar (1907-1995) is a renowned Indian poet and literary critic who has written both in the Oriya and in English. He has authored books on Oriya literature and inspired other writers like Bidyut Prabha Devi and Chakhi Khuntia. He received the Sahitya Academy Award for his contribution to Oriya literature in the year 1971 to 1972. He spent most of his life in Cuttack, Orissa.

Career[edit]

Chandra Kar wrote biographies, fictional works, and children's books both before and after Indian independence. He also authored an Oriya to English dictionary called the "Taruna Sabdakosh" and an English to Oriya dictionary called the "New Method English Dictionary", which has been in use at the Stanford University Libraries.

His better known Oriya books include the "Ramayana" and "Shakuntala". He also authored collections of poetry, including "Rutu Samhara" and "Hansa Dutam".

He was arguably best known for children's literature and wrote "Pari Raija", "Kuhuka Raija", "Panchatantra", and "Adi Jugara Galpa Mala", among other works. He wrote biographies of a number of historical personalities such as "Kapila Deva"

One of his famous English books was "The Maharaja : As I Knew Him".

He was awarded the 1971-72 Sahitya Akademi Award in Oriya for his outstanding contribution to Indian literature.

Awards[edit]

He received the Orissa Sahitya Academy Award, 1971-72 Sahitya Akademi Award.

Books[edit]

KABYA

  • Rutusanhara
  • Khandadhara
  • Hansaduta
  • Pilanka rutusanhara

GATHA

  • Gathayani

KABITA (POETRY)

  • Kabita sanchayani

NIBANDHA

  • Gadya sanchayani

NATAKA AND LOKANATYA (DRAMA)

  • Karnajuna (bangala sanlapara anubada,gitamana ra anubadaka rachana)
  • ABHIDHANA(DICTIONARY)
  • New method English-odia dictionary
  • Taruna sabdakosa

UCHANGA SAHITYA

  • Bilwamangala
  • Swadhinatara kahani
  • Adijugara galpa
  • Bagni biswanatha
  • Swami bhairabananda
  • Marusambhaba
  • Utkal patana
  • Hagila dinara smruti(atmacharita)
  • Mari amara

KISHORA SAHITYA (ADULT’S LITERATURE)

  • Mahabharata katha(part-1)
  • Mahabharata katha(part-2)
  • Upanishada katha(part-1)
  • Upanishada katha(part-2)
  • Purana prabha (part-3)
  • Purana prabha(part-4)
  • Sadhana and sishi(part-1)
  • Sadhana and sidhi(part-2)
  • Sadhana and sidhi(part-3)
  • Bana pahadara sathi
  • Akasha rahasya
  • Jataka kahani

SISU SAHITYA (CHILDRENS’ LITERATURE)

  • Laba kusa
  • Parsuram
  • Purana kahani(part-1)
  • Purana kahani(part-2)
  • Abhimanyu
  • Janamejayav
  • Rushi katha(part-1)
  • Rushi katha(part-2)
  • Sati
  • Sunaraija
  • Pakhiraja
  • Asap katha
  • Utkalara baraputra (part-1)
  • Utkalara baraputra (part-2)

AMAR CHARITA

  • Bhaktakabi madhusudana
  • Kabibara radhanatha
  • Samanta Chandra sekhara
  • Sudhala deba
  • Purushotam deba
  • Mukunda deba
  • Kulabrudha madhusudhana
  • Utkalamani gopabandhu
  • Karmajogi gourishankar
  • Sudramuni sarala
  • Purana prabha(part-1)
  • Purana prabha(part-2)
  • Sejugara gapa(panchatantra)
  • Sejugara chatra
  • Panchatantra galpa(part-1)
  • Panchatantra galpa(part-2)
  • Panchatantra galpa(part-3)
  • Bharata gouraba(part-1)
  • Bharata gouraba(part-2)
  • Nana desara upakatha(part-1)
  • Nana desara upakatha(part-2)

SISU UPANYASA (CHILDRENS’ NOVEL) SERIES OF SUNARAIJA

  • suna padua
  • suna bauda
  • suna chadhei
  • suna panjuri
  • suna baisi
  • suna changudi

SERIES OF KUHUKA RAIJA

  • kuhuka ghoda
  • kuhuka kothi
  • kuhuka janha
  • kuhuka deepa
  • kuhuka rani
  • kuhuka mala

SERIES OF PARIMAHALA

  • saraga pari
  • golapi pari
  • shagara pari
  • jharana pari
  • sapana pari
  • jochana pari

SADHABA GHARA KATHA

  • Sadhaba budha
  • Sadhaba budhi
  • Sadhaba pua
  • Sadhaba jhia
  • Sadhaba bohu
  • Sadhaba nati

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