literary award awarded by Orissa Sahitya Academy
Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman is a literary award awarded by Odisha Sahitya Akademi to an Odia language litterateur for lifetime contribution to Odia literature. This is the most respectable honor to any litterateur by the academy. This award is named after 15th century Odia poet Atibadi Jagannath Das who was also known as Atibadi (greatest). Started in 1993, the first award was given to Odia poet Radha Mohan Gadnayak. So far, 20 awards have been awarded.
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