Eminent historian Sadanand Agrawal passes away

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Sadanand AgrawalBolangir: Eminent Historian and epigraphist Sadanand Agrawal died of cardiac arrest here at around 4 am on Tuesday. He was 65.

Agrawal was admitted at Balangir district headquarters hospital on Monday.

Even though he lacked formal higher education, Agrawal earned fame for his extensive research in the field of history, particularly western Odisha history.  More importantly, he was also a pioneer in epigraphy.

Agrawal has written several important books, articles, essays on the history of western Odisha. Some of his key works include History of Sonepur and Koshal, Two Copper Plate Grants from Western Orissa et.

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