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Nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Odisha began

Bhubaneswar:8/5/17; Nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Odisha began today following a notification issued by the State Election Commission in this regard.

“We have pasted the EC notification in our notice board. Nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat will continue till May 15. District collectors have also been told to display the notification in their offices,” Odisha Assembly secretary Amiya Kumar Sarangi said.

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on May 16 and candidates can withdraw their papers by May 18.

The Rajya Sabha election in Odisha is required after Bishnu Charan Das of BJD resigned from the House on March 21 following his appointment as deputy chairman of Odisha State Planning Board. Otherwise his term of office would have ended on July 1, 2022.


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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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