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Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for the much awaited second bridge on river Brahmani

Rourkela:21/7/17; Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for the much awaited second bridge on river Brahmani at Balughat ground here on Friday.

Addressing the occasion, the Union Transport Minister said the second Brahmani Bridge to be ready in 2 years.

Among those present on the occasion were Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray.

Rs 476 crore fund has been sanctioned by the Centre for the second Brahmani Bridge which would be 6-lane.

Besides the 6-lane second Brahmani Bridge, foundation stone was also laid for four-laning of Birmitrapur-Brahmani bypass end section on NH-23 (New NH-143).

The new bridge will provide hassle-free communication between Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh and Biramitrapur.

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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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