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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaikinaugurated the much-awaited Swosti Chilika Resort

Chilika:27/7/17: Aspiring to tap the tourism potentials and make the state a great tourist hub, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Wednesday, inaugurated the much-awaited Swosti Chilika Resort at the Pathura village here during his visit to the Ganjam district.

With an investment of over Rs 80 crore, the eco-tourist luxury resort has been set up by the Swosti Group, a major hospitality and travel company in eastern India, on a massive nine acres land on the bank of the Chilika Lake.

“Apart from its unique location, the resort is facilitated with spa, yoga centre, houseboats, lush green landscaping, business centre, library, handicrafts souvenir shop, water sports, water scooters, facilities for water surfing, boating facilities around 26 hideaway islands,” said JK Mohanty, chairman and managing director, Swosti Group.Food Supplies and Cooperation minister Surjya Narayan Patro, Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Planning and Skill Development Minister Usha Devi and Kabisuryanagar MLA Sugnana Kumari Deo were among others who graced the occasion.

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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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