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Pregnant woman ferried across river by a group of persons through a stretcher

Rayagada28/7/17;: A pregnant woman was today ferried across river by a group of persons through a stretcher in Odisha’s Rayagada district due to lack of road connectivity.

ccording to reports, Ajamini Aaka, a woman of Talasaja village under Sikarpai panchayat in Kalyansinghpur block of the district, complained of labour pain following which her family members decided to take her to hospital.

Lack of road from the village to nearby hospital posed as a big hurdle for the woman’s kin in order to shift her to hospital.

Left with no other option, they ferried the woman across Nagabali river carrying her on a stretcher attached with tubes amid neck-deep water.

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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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