Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureu)3/3/17: Bowing to the 11-day cease-work agitation of the clerical staff of Koraput district over Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s chopper landing approval row during panchayat elections, the Odisha government on Friday transferred Koraput Collector Jaykumar V.Official sources said, Anupam Shah, Project Director, DRDA, Bolangir district will replace Jaykumar with immediate effect.Meanwhile, the clerical employees protesting under the aegis of Koraput Revenue Employees Association have withdrawn their strike following the government action.The employees’ body during a meeting with private secretary of chief minister Naveen Patnaik earlier in the day had demanded the cancellation of transfer order of 11 of their colleagues and removal of the Collector among others.However, the collector withdrew the suspension orders of all the 11 clerks but transferred them to various other block offices.
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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.