Great Poet Khirod Chandra Pothala passed awayDear Members,
The eminint poet Shri Khirod Chandra Pothala passed away on the dusk of Makara Sankranti. He was 74 years of age at the time of death. He has written many bhajans, modern songs, folk songs, Patriotic songs, songs for kids etc. His songs have been playing on All India Radio since 40 years. Many of his writings were sang by Bhajan Samrat Bhikari Bala. One of his famous bhajan is "Kothabhoga Khia Mo Chaka Akhia". As a successful Poet and eminent writer he has been conferred with Sahitya Academy Award, Upendra Tripathy Award and Sishu Sahitya Samiti Award and many more. He was felicitated by All Indio radio on its foundation day.
Odisha has lost a bright personality which could not be filled in the coming years.