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Journalist created ruckus as Rs 500 currency note was found in every media kit

Rourkela:21/7/17:The Journalist created ruckus at the meeting place ahead of Gadkari’s visit over the alleged bribe found in media kits. They alleged that Rs 500 currency note was found in every media kit distributed to them at the venue. The Journalists waving the Rs 500 notes were captured on cameras and the issue is making rounds in the state.

The matter came to light after mediapersons were provided media kits ahead of Gadkari’s visit for ground breaking ceremony of widening the NH from three to four lanes at Dussehra ground in Angul following which the journalists were shocked finding Rs 500 notes in their kits.

However, the local BJP leaders are playing a blame game by claiming NHAI authorities responsible for the ill-concept.

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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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