Bhubaneswar,August 10: Eminent litterateur and former Utkal University professor Ganeshwar Mishra today passed away at a private hospital in the State Capital.
He was died at the age of 72. He was suffered from cancer past 2 years.
He was admitted to the hospital yesterday.
Born in 1942, Mishra was an eminent litterateur as well as an educationist. He has authored many books and has left his mark on literature. Moreover, he was the founding editor of Odia daily 'The Prameya.'
His demise has left the literature, academic and media community equally grief-stricken.