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Balasore, Ganjam, Sundergarh, Jajpur under violence poll

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureau)17/2/17: Violence was witnessed in many parts of the state before and after third phase polls of the ongoing panchayat elections. Major incidents of violence like group clash as well as firing and bombing were reported from Balasore, Sundergarh and Jajpur districts.
In Balasore’s Nilgiri, on Thursday night, former BJP MLA Pratap Sadangi was injured in an attack by a mob when he was returning from party office after a meeting at 11 number zone Berhampore. The attackers pelted his vehicle with stones in which the car was damaged. Also, the local BJP ZP candidate was attacked following which BJP supporters staged a dharna before the Berhampore police station.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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