Anant Charan Sukla passed away at 78

About Anant Chatan Sukla

Infinite Charan Sukla, who has made his mark in English and Sanskrit with his literary career, is an omniscient scholar. He passed away at his residence in Cuttack recently at the age of 78 due to a heart attack. Sukla was born in a small village in Bhadrak district of Odisha. After completing his college education in Bhadrak.

Life Journy of Anant Charan Sukla

He holds post-graduate degrees in English, Philosophy, and Sanskrit from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the same University for his dissertation on the Concept of Limitations in Greek and Indian Aesthetics. Retrieved. He was the founding editor of the Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, published in 1978. He was the founder of the Kaviraj Institute of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, which published journals and original research papers. Apart from foreign universities like Cambridge, Cardiff, Siena, Helsinki, he was a ‘Visiting Professor’ in many Indian universities.

Literature of Anand Charan Sukla

‘Sultaku Shesh Chithi’ and ‘Shatabdir Shabd’ are two collections of short stories; ‘Manapatra’ and ‘Ni Shabd Asavari’ are two collections of poems; Biographies of poets Bansivallabh and Nandkishore and revolutionaries Jayi Rajguru and Chakhi Khuntia
The play includes ‘History of Western Literature’, which introduces Oriya speakers. He translated Aristotle’s poetry, Greek plays, and plays by Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes into Oriya.

Sukla’s research essay (monograph) on Sanskrit poet and grammar expert Vishwanath Kaviraj, medieval religious philosopher Shridhar Swami and Chaitanya Kalottar religious philosopher Baldev Vidyabhushan was published by Sahitya Akademi in the series ‘Makers of Indian Literature’. Anant translated Oriya songs from selected songs by Rabindranath Tagore of Bengal and Bhupen Hazarika of Assamese.

Reference Used

  1. E paper Loksatta


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