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Hurling eggs as part of protest seems to have scared political leaders in Odisha

Salipur:22/7/17: Hurling eggs as part of protest seems to have scared political leaders in Odisha so much so that the Law Minister Pratap Jena had to take a different route to Salipur here on Saturday.

The minister had to reportedly change the route amidst apprehensions of opposition and egg attack by Congress activists.Jena was on his way to Salipur to attend two events, including a function marking the 34th anniversary of the Judicial Magistrate First Class court here, when he got information that supporters of local Congress MLA were reportedly planning protest and egg attack. Therefore, on security grounds, Jena took the Kishannagar road instead of the Chandbali road to reach Salipur, sources said.Meanwhile, Jena said that it was not a government programme. It was organised by the Bar association else the local MLA would have been invited,” added Jena.

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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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