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Jayanta Mahapatra

Dr. Jayanta Mahapatra (born 22 October 1928) is a renowned Indian English poet and translator. He has seven Odia poetry collections and twenty English poetry collection to his credit. He is the first Indian poet to win Sahitya Akademi award (1981) for English poetry collection Relationships. He was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honor in India in 2009.