Ananta Panda

Ananta Panda (1934- 2017) Dharmapada Awardee was born in the Village of Bhogarai, Balasore, Odisha in 1934. He went to Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan and did his specialisation in Painting. He began his career as a freelance artist and joined as lecturer at Government School of Art and Crafts, Khallikote in 1963 and died in 2017.