Cuttack:18/4/20: onAn Odia writer and academician Ratnakar Chaini passed away,Chaini was born at Salepur in Cuttack on 25 Aug 1945, Odisha. He served as the president of “Sanskar Bharti”, president of Utkal Sahitya Samaj in 2010. Some of his notable writings are Santha Kabi Achyutananda, Niraba Kolahala,Kabi Gopalkrushna, Asha brundabana, Achyatananda gitabali, Ajira galpa, Surjyastra upabana, Kaha Lalita, etc.
Chaini completed his matriculation from Nemal High School. Then he went to do his graduation from Christ College Cuttack. He completed his post-graduation in Ravenshaw College and PhD from Utkal University in 1978. In 1979 started his job as a lecturer and taught in various Government colleges of Odisha to finally retire as the Hod from Sailabala Women’s College, Cuttack