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BSF Chopper Makes Emergency Landing On Village Road

Bhubaneswar:18/7/17: Unable to negotiate inclement weather condition, the pilot of a Border Security Force (BSF) chopper was forced to make an emergency landing today afternoon hours on a pucca road near Badamguda village under Dasamantapur block under Odisha’s Koraput district.

The seven seater chopper was on its way from Bhubaneswar to Koraput BSF camp when the emergency landing occurred. It was raining heavily. Besides there was poor visibility. Therefore the pilot opted for emergency landing as a precautionary step. The crews of the chopper were safe and no damage was caused to the BSF copter, local police officials said.

Curious crowd comprising local residents braving heavy rains rushed to the spot of the emergency land to catch glimpse of the chopper.

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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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