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Dutee Chand has made India proud again

Jajpu25/4/17; Dutee Chand has made India proud again as the athlete leading the Indian contingent at the three leg Asian Grand Prix 2017 in China grabbed a bronze in the 100m sprint clocking 11.59 seconds. Meanwhile, her car that had earned her the sobriquet ‘Nano’ has been  burnt by unidentified miscreants in her village in Jajpur today.

Just after Dutee brought Odisha fame with her achievement once again on Monday, her family members found her car burnt on Tuesday morning.

Dutee had won the car after emerging the individual champion in U-19 category winning three gold medals in 100 m, 200 m, 400 m sprints in the 58th National Schools Athletics Meet at Saefai Stadium, Uttar Pradesh in February 2013. Her stunning performance had made her a star overnight in the athletics arena and this was her first car.

While her father has registered an FIR in this regard, Dutee has expressed sadness to hear the news.

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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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