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:Authorities of Puri finally woke up from slumber to prevent beach pollution

Puri:13/7/17::Authorities of Puri finally woke up from slumber to prevent beach pollution in the temple town, famous as the abode of Lord Jagannath.

The municipal body was spurred to action today afternoon following the two days of hunger strike by the internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik. As the health condition of the renowned sand artist deteriorated, he had to be shifted to Bhubaneswar-based private hospital.

Patnaik is stated to be out of danger.

Patnaik flanked by other sand artists had sat on hunger strike at the beach site on Tuesday to register his protest against unabated beach pollution. The striking sand artists had erected a sand art depicting the highly polluted state of Puri beach at Banki Muhana.

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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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