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Demanding compensation irate locals today blocked Nilai-Phulnakhara road

Niali:6/7/17; Death of sheep in Niali area of Odisha’s Cuttack district continues unabated with fresh reports of three more sheep being killed at Jamugaradi village of Niali block last night.

Demanding compensation, irate locals today blocked Nilai-Phulnakhara road at Kaliaghai Chhak keeping carcasses of the sheep on road.

Vehicular movement on the road was temporarily affected due to the blockade.

Worth mentioning, an 18-member special team from Similipal National Park, headed by Baripada DFO Sanjay Kumar Swain, has arrived here to trace the killer animal/animals, suspected to be a wolf or a pack of wolves locally called rama siyala.

Notably, over 160 sheep have been killed by the unidentified ‘mystery’ animal in Niali area leading to panic among the locals.

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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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