Bana Bihari Parida

Bana Bihari Parida Dharmapada Awardee was born in the village of Kalyani Nagar, Cuttack Odisha in 1934. He went to Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati University, Santniketan and did his specialisation in Printmaking. In 1965 he returned to Cuttack and then started his career as an artist in Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. In 2019 he contributed an annual award in his name called “Bana Bihari Parida Award” for Govt. College of Art and & Crafts, Khallikote. This award is to promote a best student of Printmaking Department in the said College.