Jajpur: In a tragic incident, eminent litterateur and theatre director Kulamani Samal died in a road mishap at Balichandrapur in Odisha’s Jajpur district today.
The incident created a shockwave among his admirers and residents in the district.
Sources said that Samal was preparing for annual celebration of Swapneswar Sahitya Sansad founded by him at his native place Bahadur Nagar under Balichandrapur police limits, scheduled on March 15. He was associated with many literature organisations.
His untimely death has shocked his contemporary litterateurs.