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More than 100 shops were gutted as a major fire broke out at Gol Bazar

Sambalpur:4/4/17:More than 100 shops were gutted as a major fire broke out at Gol Bazar in Odisha’s Sambalpur district on the wee hours of Tuesday. As many as ten fire fighting teams managed to douse the blaze after three hour-long effort, reports said.

No causalities have been reported in the incident.

Though the reason behind the fire was yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that electric short circuit might have led to the mishap.

On being informed, Sambalpur MLA Raseswari Panigrahi, Collector and SP rushed to the spot and took stock of the situation

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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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