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Tension gripped Bhadrak town in Odisha

Bhadrak:6/4/17: Tension gripped Bhadrak town in Odisha today over an objectionable photo and offensive remarks on Lord Ram in social media as Bajrang Dal and Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists blocked the main road by burning tyres protesting the incident.

They also gheraoed Bhadrak Town police station demanding arrest of the persons involved in posting such remarks in social media, reports said.

The Bhagat Sena Ram Navmi Samiti has lodged a complaint with police in this regard with a demand of arresting Asif Khan, Asif Ali and M Jahan for their alleged involvement in posting such remarks.

Following uproar, section 144 of CrPC was clamped in the town, sources said.

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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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