Jachindra Rout

Jachindra Rout is an Oriya poet and translator, who writes in both English and Oriya.

Jachindra Rout
Born (1965-10-07) October 7, 1965
ResidenceGobandia, Jajpur


He has published over 12 poetry collections, 3 essay collections, a travelogue and numerous translations, including The Voice of the Struggle, an autobiography of S.J Bhagabat Prasad Mohanty.. His poetry collections have been published in both English and Oriya.

Early life

Rout was born on October 7, 1965 in Gobandia, Palai Jajpur, situated near the Lalitagiri and Olasuni Gumpha, the eldest son of Jaladhara and Gelhamani Rout. He has B.A. and M.A. degrees from Utkal University, and also completed P.G.D.T.E, C.I.E.F.L. qualifications in Hyderabad.

Literary Awards

  • Poet of the year (2003) Poet International.
  • Kabi Kanja (Subha sankha)
  • Poet of the State (Sathi Orissa )
  • Gunduchimusa Saman-2009
  • Editor Choice Awards (Holi)
  • Sattavdi Sammman (Biswa Oriya Prajna Parisada, Dhenkanal)

Works in English

  • The Voice of the Struggle
  • Khandagiri & Udayagiri
  • Listen Silently
  • Chitropala Higher English Grammar
  • A Criticism to Kaju Kasi Ikeda
  • Easy English Grammar for Children

Works in Oriya

  • Dutta Akhi
  • Dathabiz
  • Kharabela
  • Krushna Ku Chithi
  • Amanisha nka Kabita


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  1. ORIYA MAGAZINE "AmeOdiya.com", , Kendrapara, January 22, 2010
  2. ORIYA New Paper The Samaj ,
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