Bhubaneswar: Eminent litterateur and critic Prof Bauribandhu Kar passed away at his residence in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. He was 70.
Born on September 12, 1951, in Kabirpur village in Jajpur district, Kar was the head of the Department of Odia at Berhampur University.
An acclaimed, author, novelist and a critic, Kar has written several books including ‘Odia Sahityara Itihasa’, ‘Odia Prabandha Sahitya’, ‘Swadhinata Parabarti Odia Upanyasa’, ‘Subarna Samalochana’, ‘Abhinandana Grantha’, ‘Samalochana Bharati’, ‘Chintana Anuchintana’, ‘Nana Alochana’ and ‘Surendra Samikhya’.
The Odisha Sahitya Akademi and several eminent personalities have deeply condoled Kar’s demise.