Wed, Mar 30, 2016, 11:21 AM
Haldhar Nag, a poet from Odhisha, who received Padmashree Award from President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday, has inspired five Ph.D scholars. The scholars based their theses on the poems of Haldhar Nag. A university in Odisha has now recommended a compilation of Haldhar's poems as a text book. The Awardee is a well-known poet in western Odisha, who writes in local Koshali script.