Gita Mehta is an Indian writer and was born in Delhi in a renowned Oriya family of freedom fighters. She is the daughter of Biju Patnaik, an Indian independence activist and a Chief Minister in post-independence Orissa. Her younger brother Naveen Patnaik is presently the Chief Minister of Orissa. She completed her education in India and at the Cambridge University, United Kingdom. She is the author of Raj, River Sutra, Mountain Sutra, Karma Cola, Snakes and Ladders, Clemente, and Eternal Ganesha.
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