Odisha State Board BSE Odisha 6th Class English Solutions Lesson 8 Raghunath Murmu Textbook Exercise Questions and Answers.
BSE Odisha Class 6 English Solutions Lesson 8 Raghunath Murmu
BSE Odisha 6th Class English Lesson 8 Raghunath Murmu Text Book Questions and Answers
Session – 1
□ Do you know who made the Santili 01 Chiki script ? Think and say what made him do it. Let us read a lesson to know more about it.
(ତୁମେ ଜାଣକି କିଏ ‘ସାନ୍ତାଳି ଓଲ୍ ଚିକ୍ ଲିପି ତିଆରି କରିଥିଲେ ? ଭାବ ଏବଂ କୁହ କାହିଁକି ସେ ଏହା କରିଥିଲେ । ଆସ ଏହି ବିଷୟରେ ଅଧ୍ବକ ଜାଣିବାକୁ ଆମେ ଗୋଟିଏ ଗପ ପଢ଼ିବା ।)
Read paragraph – 1 silently and answer the questions that follow.
( ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦ– ୧ କୁ ନୀରବରେ ପଢ଼ ଏବଂ ପରବର୍ତୀ ପ୍ରଶ୍ନଗୁଡ଼ିକର ଉତ୍ତର ଦିଅ ।)
1. On Makar holidays Raghunath would come to his village Dandbose, a few kilometres away from Rairangpur town in the district of Mayurbhanj. He was then working at Baripada. In those days he was the only educated man in his area. When he came home, Santals from nearby villages would come to him with their problems. Once an old man came to him. He carefully brought out a letter which he had tightly tied to one end of – his cloth and asked, “Raghu, can you read this letter for me ? It must be from my cousin who lives at Midnapur of West Bengal”.
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଅନୁବାଦ :
୧. ମକର ଛୁଟିରେ ରଘୁନାଥ ତାଙ୍କ ଗ୍ରାମ ଦାଣ୍ଡବୋସେକୁ ଆସିଥା’ନ୍ତି, ଯାହା ମୟୂରଭଞ୍ଜ ଜିଲ୍ଲାରେ ରାଇରଙ୍ଗପୁର ସହରଠାରୁ ଅଳ୍ପ କେତେ କିଲୋମିଟର ଦୂରରେ ଅବସ୍ଥିତ । ସେତେବେଳେ ସେ ବାରିପଦାରେ କାମ କରୁଥା’ନ୍ତି । ସେ କାଳରେ ସେ ତାଙ୍କ ଅଞ୍ଚଳରେ ଏକମାତ୍ର ଶିକ୍ଷିତ ଲୋକ ଥିଲେ । ଯେତେବେଳେ ସେ ଗାଁକୁ ଆସୁଥିଲେ, ନିକଟସ୍ଥ ଗାଁମାନଙ୍କରୁ ସାନ୍ତାଳମାନେ ତାଙ୍କ ନିକଟକୁ ସେମାନଙ୍କର ସମସ୍ୟାକୁ ନେଇ ଆସୁଥିଲେ । ଥରେ ଜଣେ ବୁଢ଼ା ଲୋକ ତାଙ୍କ ନିକଟକୁ ଆସିଲେ । ସେ ଯତ୍ନ ସହକାରେ ବାହାରକଲେ ଗୋଟିଏ ଚିଠି ଯାହାକୁ ସେ ଶକ୍ତକରି ତାଙ୍କ ଲୁଗାର ଗୋଟିଏ ମୁଣ୍ଡରେ ବାନ୍ଧିଥିଲେ ଏବଂ ପଚାରିଲେ, ‘ରଘୁ, ତୁମେ ଏହି ଚିଠିଟି ମୋ ପାଇଁ ପଢ଼ିପାରିବ କି ? ଏହା ନିଶ୍ଚିତ ମୋ’ର ସମ୍ପର୍କୀୟ ଭାଇ ପାଖରୁ ଆସିଥ୍ ଯିଏକି ପଶ୍ଚିମବଙ୍ଗର ମେଦିନାପୁରରେ ରହୁଛି ।)
What is this lesson about?
(ଏହି ଗପଟି କାହା ବିଷୟରେ ଲେଖାଯାଇଛି ?)
This lesson is about Raghunath Murmu.
What is the name of his village ?
(ତାଙ୍କ ଗ୍ରାମର ନାମ କ’ଣ ?)
The name of his village is Dandbose.
When would he come there?
(କେବେ ସେ ସେଠାକୁ ଆସନ୍ତି ?)
He would come there on the Makar holidays.
How far is it from Rairangpur town?
(ଏହା ରାଇରଙ୍ଗପୁର ସହରଠାରୁ କେତେ ଦୂର ?)
It is a few kilometers away from Rairangpur town.
Where is Rairangpur ?
(ରାଇରଙ୍ଗପୁର କେଉଁଠାରେ ?)
Rairangpur is in the district of Mayurbhanj.
Where was he working then ?
(ସେତେବେଳେ ସେ କେଉଁଠାରେ କାମ କରୁଥିଲେ ?)
Then he was working at Baripada.
Why was he popular in his area ?
(ସେ ତାଙ୍କ ଅଞ୍ଚଳରେ କାହିଁକି ଜନପ୍ରିୟ ଥିଲେ ?)
In those days, he was the only educated man in his area. So he was popular in his area.
Why did Santals come to him?
(କାହିଁକି ସାନ୍ତାଳମାନେ ତାଙ୍କ ନିକଟକୁ ଆସୁଥିଲେ ?)
Santals came to him to solve their problems.
Why did the old man come to him ?
(କାହିଁକି ବୁଢ଼ାଲୋକଟି ତାଙ୍କ ନିକଟକୁ ଆସିଥିଲା ?)
The old man came to him with a letter to read to him.
How did he carry the letter?
(ସେ କିପରି ଚିଠିଟିକୁ ଆଣିଥିଲା ?)
He carried the letter carefully by tieing it tightly to one end of his cloth.
Who was the letter from?
(କାହାଠାରୁ ଚିଠିଟି ଆସିଥିଲା ?)
The letter was from the old man’s cousin who lives in Midnapur West Bengal.
Session – 2
Read paragraphs 2-3 silently and answer the questions that follow.
(ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦ ୨ – ୩ କୁ ନୀରବରେ ପଢ଼ ଏବଂ ପରବର୍ତୀ ପ୍ରଶ୍ନଗୁଡ଼ିକର ଉତ୍ତର ଦିଅ ।)
2. Raghunath opened the letter and found that the letter was written in Bengali. In those days he did not know Bengali well. He could only read a few words. So he replied sadly, “Sorry Uncle, I can’t read it. It is written in Bengali”.
3. “But when my cousin came here last time, I told him to write in Santah”, the old man said. “Yes Uncle, he has written in Santah,” Raghu replied, “but he has written it in Bengali script”. “Why didn’t he write it in Santali script ?” asked the old man. “Because we don’t have a script of our own, uncle” replied Raghunath. This surprised the old man. It also made Raghunath unhappy and sad. About ten years later he invented a script for Santah. The script is known as Ol Chiki.
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଅନୁବାଦ :
୨. ରଘୁନାଥ ଚିଠିଟିକୁ ଖୋଲିଲେ ଏବଂ ଦେଖିବାକୁ ପାଇଲେ ଯେ ଚିଠିଟି ବଙ୍ଗଳା ଭାଷାରେ ଲେଖାଯାଇଛି । ସେ କାଳରେ ସେ ବଙ୍ଗଳା ଭଲଭାବରେ ଜାଣିନଥିଲେ । ସେ ଅଳ୍ପ କେତୋଟି ଶବ୍ଦ ମାତ୍ର ପଢ଼ିପାରିଥିଲେ । ତେଣୁ ସେ ଦୁଃଖରେ ଉତ୍ତର ଦେଲେ, ‘ଦୁଃଖିତ ଦାଦା/କକା, ମୁଁ ଏହାକୁ ପଢ଼ିପାରିବି ନାହିଁ ।’’ ଏହା ବଙ୍ଗଳାରେ ଲେଖାଯାଇଛି ।’’
୩. ‘‘କିନ୍ତୁ ଗତଥର ଯେତେବେଳେ ମୋ ସମ୍ବର୍କୀୟ ଭାଇ ଆସିଥିଲେ, ମୁଁ ତାଙ୍କୁ କହିଥିଲି ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଭାଷାରେ ଲେଖିବାକୁ’’, ବୁଢ଼ାଟି କହିଲା । ‘ହଁ କକା/ଦାଦା ସେ ସାନ୍ତାଳୀରେ ଲେଖିଛନ୍ତି,’’ ରଘୁନାଥ ଉତ୍ତର ଦେଲେ, ‘କିନ୍ତୁ ସେ ଏହାକୁ ବଙ୍ଗଳା ଲିପି ବା ଅକ୍ଷରରେ ଲେଖିଛନ୍ତି ।’ବୁଢ଼ାଲୋକଟି ପଚାରିଲା, ‘‘ସେ ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଲିପି ବା ଅକ୍ଷରରେ ଲେଖିଲେ ନାହିଁ କାହିଁକି ?’’ ‘‘କାରଣ ଆମ ନିଜର ଏକ ଲିପି | ଅକ୍ଷର ନାହିଁ, କକା | ଦାଦା’’ ରଘୁନାଥ ଉତ୍ତର ଦେଲେ, ଏହା ବୁଢ଼ାଲୋକଟିକୁ ଆଶ୍ଚର୍ଯ୍ୟ କରିଦେଲା । ଏହା ମଧ୍ୟ ରଘୁନାଥଙ୍କୁ ଅସୁଖୀ ଓ ଦୁଃଖିତ କରିଦେଲା । ପ୍ରାୟ ଦଶ ବର୍ଷପରେ ସେ ସାନ୍ତାଳମାନଙ୍କ ପାଇଁ ଏକ ଲିପି ବା ଅକ୍ଷର ଉଦ୍ଭାବନ କଲେ । ଏହି ଲିପି ‘ଓଲ୍ ଚିକି’’ ରୂପେ ପରିଚିତ | ଜଣାଶୁଣା ।
Could Raghunath read the letter? Why?
(ରଘୁନାଥ ଚିଠିଟି ପଢ଼ିପାରିଲେ କି ? କାହିଁକି ?)
No, Raghunath could not read the letter. Because the letter was written in Bengali and he did not know Bengali well then.
Which language was used in the letter?
(କେଉଁ ଭାଷା ଚିଠିରେ ବ୍ୟବହାର ହୋଇଥିଲା ?)
Santali language was used in the letter.
Why did the cousin write in Bengali script ?
(କାହିଁକି ତାଙ୍କ ସମ୍ପର୍କୀୟ ଭାଇ ବଙ୍ଗଳା ଅକ୍ଷରରେ ଚିଠିଟି ଲେଖିଥିଲେ ?)
The cousin wrote in Bengali script as/because they did not have Santali script of their own then.
What surprised the old man?
(ବୁଢ଼ାଟିକୁ କ’ଣ ଆଶ୍ଚର୍ଯ୍ୟ କରିଦେଲା ?)
When Raghunath replied that they did not have a script of their own, -it surprised the old man.
What made Raghunath unhappy?
(ରଘୁନାଥଙ୍କୁ କ’ଣ ବିଷଣ୍ଣ|ଅସୁଖୀ କରିଦେଲା ?)
The old man’s surprise made Raghunath unhappy and sad.
Who invented the Santali Script ?
(କିଏ ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଲିପି ଉଦ୍ଭାବନ କରିଥିଲେ ?)
Raghunath invented the Santali Script.
What is the Santali Script called ?
(ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଲିପିକୁ କ’ଣ କୁହାଯାଏ ?)
The Santali Script is called ‘01 Chiki”.
Do you think that it would benefit the Santals and others? How?
(ତୁମେ ଭାବୁଛ କି ଏହା ସାନ୍ତାଳମାନଙ୍କର ଓ ଅନ୍ୟମାନଙ୍କର ସୁବିଧା କରିବ ? କିପରି ?)
Yes, I think that it would surely benefit the Santals and others a lot (9go). Because the Santals could write in their own language in their script and – the other people could know more about Santali tradition and culture.
Read paragraph – 4 silently and answer the questions that follow.
(ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦ – ୪ କୁ ନୀରବରେ ପଢ଼ ଏବଂ ପରବର୍ତ୍ତୀ ପ୍ରଶ୍ନଗୁଡ଼ିକର ଉତ୍ତର ଦିଅ ।)
4. Raghunath Murmu was also a great writer. He had written many plays, novels, and poems in Santali. His most-important play is “Kherwar Bir”. Martin Orans, a foreign scholar and writer, called this the Santal Mahabharata. Raghunath was awarded by the Odisha Sahitya Academy for his contribution to the Santali language and literature. The Government of Odisha has named the Medical College at Banpada after his name. What Fakir Mohan Senapati is to Odia language and literature, Raghunath Murmu is to Santali language and literature.
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଅନୁବାଦ :
୪. ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁମୁ ମଧ୍ୟ ଜଣେ ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ଲେଖକ ଥିଲେ । ସେ ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଭାଷାରେ ଅନେକ ନାଟକ, ଉପନ୍ୟାସ ଓ କବିତାମାନ ଲେଖିଥିଲେ । ତାଙ୍କର ସବୁଠାରୁ ଅଧିକ ଗୁରୁତ୍ଵପୂଣ୍ଣ ନାଟକ ହେଉଛି, ‘‘ଖେରୱାର୍ ବିର୍’’ । ମାର୍ଟିନ୍ ଓରାନ୍ସ, ଜଣେ ବିଦେଶୀ ପଣ୍ଡିତ ଓ ଲେଖକ, ଏହାକୁ ସାନ୍ତାଳ ମହାଭାରତ ବୋଲି କହିଥିଲେ । ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଭାଷା ଓ ସାହିତ୍ୟ ପ୍ରତି ତାଙ୍କର ଅବଦାନ ଯୋଗୁଁ ରଘୁନାଥ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ସାହିତ୍ୟ ଏକାଡ଼େମୀଦ୍ୱାରା ପୁରସ୍କୃତ ହୋଇଥିଲେ । ଓଡ଼ିଶା ସରକାର ତାଙ୍କ ନାମାନୁ ସାରେ ବାରି ପଦାରେ ଥିବା ମେଡ଼ିକାଲ କଲେଜକୁ ନାମକରଣ କରିଛନ୍ତି । ଫକୀର ମୋହନ ସେନାପତି ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା ଓ ସାହିତ୍ୟ ପାଇଁ ଯାହା କରିଛନ୍ତି, ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁର୍ମୁ ମଧ୍ୟ ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଭାଷା ଓ ସାହିତ୍ୟ ପାଇଁ ସେହି କାମ କରିଛନ୍ତି ।
Raghunath Murmu was the father of Santali Script. What else made him so famous?
(ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁର୍ମୁ ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଲିପିର ଜନକ । ଆଉ କ’ଣ ତାଙ୍କୁ ଏତେ ପ୍ରସିଦ୍ଧ କରିଥିଲା ?)
Raghunath Murmu was the father of Santali Script. Again, (g9£l) he was also a great writer. So all his writings made him so famous.
What did he write in Santali?
(ସେ ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ ଭାଷାରେ କ’ଣ ଲେଖୁଥିଲେ ?)
He had written many plays, novels and poems in Santali language.
Which book is Raghunath’s most important play?
(କେଉଁ ବହିଟି ରଘୁନାଥଙ୍କର ସବୁଠାରୁ ଅଧିକ ଗୁରୁତ୍ବପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ ନାଟକ ଅଟେ ?)
Raghunath’s most important play is “Kherwar Bir”.
Who was Martin Orans?
(ମାର୍ଟିନ୍ ଓରାନ୍ସ କିଏ ଥିଲେ ?)
Martin Orans was a foreign scholar and writer.
Was he in high praise of Raghunath’s writings?
(ସେ ରଘୁନାଥଙ୍କ ଲେଖାଗୁଡ଼ିକର ଉଚ୍ଚ ପ୍ରଶଂସା କରିଥିଲେ କି ?)
Yes, he was in high praise of Raghunath’s writings.
Which book is called the Santal Mahabharat?
(କେଉଁ ବହିକୁ ସାନ୍ତାଳ ମହାଭାରତ କୁହାଯାଏ ?)
The play ‘Kherwar Bir’ written by Raghunath Murmu is called the Santal Mahabharata.
What did the Odisha Sahitya Academy award him for?
(କ’ଣ ପାଇଁ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ସାହିତ୍ୟ ଏକାଡ଼େମୀ ତାଙ୍କୁ ପୁରସ୍କୃତ କରିଥିଲା ?)
The Odisha Sahitya Academy awarded Raghunath for his contribution to the Santali language and literature.
What has the Government of Odisha done in his honor?
(ତାଙ୍କର ସମ୍ମାନ ପାଇଁ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ସରକାର କ’ଣ କରିଛନ୍ତି ?)
‘In his honor, the Government of Odisha has named the Medical College at Baripada after his name.
Who is Raghunath Murmu compared to?
(କାହା ସହିତ ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁର୍ମୁଙ୍କୁ ତୁଳନା କରାଯାଏ ?)
Raghunath Murmu is compared to Fakir Mohan Senapati.
How are they equal?
(ସେମାନେ କିପରି ସମାନ ?)
What Fakir Mohan Senapati is to Odia language and literature, Raghunath Murmu is to Santali language and literature.
Do you like Raghunath Murmu ? Why?
(ତୁମେ ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁର୍ମୁଙ୍କୁ ପସନ୍ଦ କରକି ? କାହିଁକି ?)
Yes, we like Raghunath Murmu. Because he invented Santali Script and helped the Santali people lot. Again, as a great writer, he wrote many plays, novels, and poems in Santali.
1. Visual Memory Development Technique (VMDT):
(ଦୃଶ୍ୟ ସ୍ମୃତି ଉନ୍ନୟନ କୌଶଳ (VMDT))
Whole Text (ସମସ୍ତ ବିଷୟବସ୍ତୁ):
Raghunath – his village Dandbose – the only educated man in his area – the letter was written in Bengali – Santali script – 01 Child – great writer
Last Paragraph (ଶେଷ ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦ):
Kherwar Bir – Odisha Sahitya Academy – Fakir Mohan Senapati
2. Comprehension Activities
(a)MCQs- Choose the right alternatives and complete the sentences :
(ସଠିକ୍ ବିକଳ୍ପଟି ବାଛ ଏବଂ ବାକ୍ୟଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ସମ୍ପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ କର ।)
Raghunath would come to his village Dandbose _________________?
(a) every Sunday
(b) on Maker holidays
(c) every holiday
(b) on Maker holidays
Raghunath was the only educated man in ________________?
(a) his area
(c) West Bengal
(a) his area
The ___________ asked, “Why didn’t he write in Santali script?“
(a) old man’s cousin
(b) students in Badamatolia School
(c) old man
(d) a person who couldn’t read the letter
(c) old man
years after meeting the old man, Raghunath invented 01 Child?
Raghunath Murmu was awarded by the Odisha Sahitya Academy for his contribution to ___________?
(a) Santali language and literature.
(b) Santali novels
(c) Santali pomes
(d) Santali plays.
(a) Santali language and literature.
(b) Match items under A with items under B.
Session – 4
Your teacher will read the following paragraph. There are some blanks. Fill them in while listening to your teacher. (Question with Answer)
(ତୁମ ଶିକ୍ଷକ ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦଟି ପଢ଼ିବେ । ସେଥିରେ କେତେକ ଶୂନ୍ୟସ୍ଥାନ ଅଛି । ଶିକ୍ଷକଙ୍କୁ ଶୁଣିବା ସମୟରେ ସେହି ଶୂନ୍ୟସ୍ଥାନଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ପୂରଣ କର ।)
On Makar holidays Raghunath would come to his village Dandbose, a few kilometers away from Rairangpur town in the district of Mayurbhanj. He was then working at Baripada. In those days he was the only educated man in his area. When he came home, Santals from nearby villages would come to him with their problems. Once an old man came to him. He carefully brought out a letter which he had tightly tied to one end of his cloth and asked, “Raghu, can you read this letter for me ? It must be from my cousin who lives at Midnapur of West Bengal”.
Session – 5
(a) Chain-drill ( ଶୃଙ୍ଖଳା – ଅଭ୍ୟାସ ): “The Santali script is known as Ol Chiki”.
(b) Dialogues (ସଂଳାପ) :
Old man : Good morning, Raghu!
Raghunath : Good morning, uncle! Is there any problem?
Old man : Yes Raghu. Here is a letter. Can you read it for me?
Raghunath : With pleasure!
Session – 6
(a) Solve the following word puzzle. Use the clues given for each word.
(ନିମ୍ନଲିଖତ ଶବ୍ଦ-ପ୍ରହେଳିକାକୁ ସମାଧାନ କର । ନିମ୍ନରେ ଦିଆଯାଇଥିବା ପ୍ରତ୍ୟେକ ସୂଚନାଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ବ୍ୟବହାର କର ।)
1. A set of letters (e. g. a, b, c…) used for writing a language
2. The tribal people mostly live in Mayurbhanj.
3. A word made from ‘need’.
4. We do it with our pen on paper.
5. If someone does it, he/she is the first person to think and make it.
6. Change and make something better.
7. The person who invented the Santali script.
There are eight sentences given below. Find the word in each which can take ‘-ly’ and then add My* to it. Rewrite the sentences correctly.
ନିମ୍ନରେ ଆଠଟି ବାକ୍ୟ ଦିଆଯାଇଛି । ପ୍ରତ୍ୟେକରେ ଶବ୍ଦଟିକୁ ଖୋଜ ଯେଉଁଥିରେ ‘−ly’ ଯୋଗ କରାଯାଇ ପାରିବ ଏବଂ ତା’ପରେ ସେଥିରେ ‘–Jy’ ଯୋଗ କର । ବାକ୍ୟଟିକୁ ସଠିକ୍ ଭାବରେ ଆଉଥରେ ଲେଖ ।
The old man brought out a letter careful.
The old man brought out a letter carefully.
He had tied the letter tight to one end of his cloth.
He had tied the letter tightly to one end of his cloth.
Raghunath replied sad.
Raghunath replied sadly.
Santals main live in Bihar.
Santals mainly live in Bihar.
The old man went home happy.
The old man went home happily.
The boy came inside the class silent.
The boy came inside the class silently.
Ramesh works very slow.
Ramesh works very slowly.
He quick got into the room.
He quickly got into the room.
Session – 7
Where was Raghunath Murmu from?
(କେଉଁଠାରୁ ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁର୍ମୁ ଆସିଥିଲେ ?)
Raghunath Murmu was from Dandbose. a village in the Mayurbhani district of Odisha.
Why would Santals from nearby villages come to Raghunath?
(କାହିଁକି ନିକଟସ୍ଥ ଗ୍ରାମମାନଙ୍କରୁ ସାନ୍ତାଳମାନେ ରଘୁନାଥଙ୍କ ପାଖକୁ ଆସନ୍ତି ?)
Santals from nearby villges would come to Raghunath to solve
What is the name of the Santali script?
(ସାନ୍ତାଳି ଲିପିର ନାମ କ’ଣ ?)
The name of the Santali script is Ol Chiki.
What did Martin Orans call “Kherwar Bir”?
(ମାର୍ଟିନ୍ ଓରାନ୍ସ ‘ଖେରୱାର୍ ବୀର୍’’କୁ କ’ଣ ବୋଲି କହିଥିଲେ ?)
Martin Orans called “Kherwar Bir” the Santal Mahabharata.
Why was he awarded by Odisha Sahitya Academy?
(କାହିଁକି ସେ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ସାହିତ୍ୟ ଏକାଡ଼େମୀ ଦ୍ଵାରା ପୁରସ୍କୃତ ହୋଇଥିଲେ ?)
Raghunath was awarded by the Odisha Sahitya Academy for his contribution to the Santali language and literature.
Session – 8
(b) Fill in the gaps in the paragraph given below with information under the stone idol picture of Raghunath Murmu.
(ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁର୍ମୁଙ୍କ ପ୍ରସ୍ତର ପ୍ରତିମୂର୍ତ୍ତି ତଳେ ଥିବା ସୂଚନାକୁ ନେଇ ନିମ୍ନରେ ଦିଆଯାଇଥବା ଅନଚ୍ଛେଦର ଶୂନ୍ୟସ୍ଥାନଗୁଡିକ ପୁରଣ କର ।)
Murmu’s stone idol (someone who is admired and respected) in Odisha, Bhubaneswar
Name – Raghunath Murmu
Born on – 5 May 1905
Born at – Dandbose in the district of Mayurbhanj
Occupation – ideologist, playwright, and writer
Invented – Santali script
Died – 1 February 1981
Age at the time of death – 81
Now use the facts and complete the paragraph on Raghunath Murmu.
(ଏବେ ତଥ୍ୟଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ବ୍ୟବହାର କର ଏବଂ ରଘୁନାଥ ମୁର୍ମୁଙ୍କ ଉପରେ ଥିବା ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦକୁ ସଂପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ କର ।)
The stone idol stands for _____________ He was born on ____________ He was born at _________. He was an ideologist, __________, and ________. He invented __________. He died on ___________ He was __________ years old at the time of his death. He is one of the most memorable people in India.
Now use the facts and complete the paragraph on Raghunath Murmu. The stone idol stands for Raghunath Murmu. He was born on 5 May 1905. He was born at Dandbose in the district of Mayurbhanj. He was an ideologist, playwright, and writer. He invented the Santali script. He died on 1 February 1981. He was 81 years old at the time of his death. He is one of the most memorable people in India.
8. Mental Talk
Mentally repeat the following sentence.
“What Fakir Mohan is to Odia language and literature, Raghunath is to Santali language and literature.”
9. Let Us Think
How are scripts and language related?