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Pyarimohan Mohapatra consigned to flames at Satyanagar crematorium

Bhubaneswar21/3/17:Poltician and Burocrate Rajya Sabha member Pyarimohan Mohapatra were consigned to flames at Satyanagar crematorium here in presence of top political leaders, well wishers and family members.

Mohapatra’s last rites were performed with Hindu rituals. His son Sambit Mohapatra lit the leader’s funeral pyre.

It may be noted here that the 77-year-old leader passed away in the Mumbai-based PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre on Sunday around 9.40 pm where he was undergoing treatment for the past several months. In the last few days his condition had become critical as he suffered brain infection and was on ventilator support.  Mohapatra had undergone two surgeries after he was detected with a malignant tumor in his lungs. He was also administered chemotherapy for the ailment. First he was undergoing treatment at the Breach Candy Hospital and later at the Hinduja Hospital.

Around 2 pm on Monday, Mohapatra’s body reached at the Biju Patnaik International Airport from Mumbai by Air India Flight 669, his supporters made a beeline there to have a glimpse of the departed leader.


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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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