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Fakir Mohan Senapati's Discovery from Below

Unlike his contemporary Oriya writers, Fakir Mohan Senapati played a major role in constructing an Oriya identity in literature, shunning Bengali influence. He came to know where the real differences between the Bengali and Oriya languages lie and also what kind of Oriya, free of any Bengali influence, he would have to adopt in his future literary endeavours. He decided to use the living speech of the men and women belonging to agrarian rural society.
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