Pandit Godabarish Mishra was a poet and author from Odisha

Pandit Godabarish Mishra was a poet and author from Odisha. His poems played a crucial role in creating awareness towards nation. Notable works includes dramas Purushottama Deba and Mukunda Deba.

Remembering Pandit Godabarish Mishra (26 October 1886 - 26 July 1956) on his birth Anniversary.

Godabarish Mishra was born to Lingaraj Mishra & Apsara Devi in Srinibaspur Sasan, near Banapur, Khordha district. 

In 1928 he became the Editor of The Samaja, an Orissa local newspaper, holding that position for approximately two years, after the founder died.

Although he belonged to a conservative Brahmin family, Mishra was a socialist. He was against caste discrimination. He didn't wear his sacred thread and also wore a moustache, which was against the Brahmin caste system.

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