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All Odisha LPG Distributors Association protesting arrest of three persons in connection with the deaths of four members of a family in a fire mishap

Bhubaneswar: 12/8/17:All Odisha LPG Distributors Association on Saturday stopped gas distribution services protesting arrest of three persons in connection with the deaths of four members of a family in a fire mishap at Rourkela.

Terming the arrests as ‘illegal and arbitrary’, over 400 members of the association from across Odisha staged a demonstration here today.

“The deaths were unfortunate but police arrested three persons without conducting a proper investigation,” said an agitator.

The association claims that the supply of LPG cylinders to consumers has been suspended for 24 hours. However, the staff under the association are responding to emergency calls in the State.

According to reports, proprietor of Utkal Gas Agency Mukesh Kejriwal and two employees of the firm Trilochan Bhuyan and Pranadhan Mohanty were arrested and forwarded to court by the police.

The arrests were made after a family including Suresh Tripathy, his wife Suchitra, two minor daughters Sruti and Prachi died at Ispat General Hospital (IGH) while undergoing treatment for severe burn injuries sustained during the cylinder fire mishap on July 31.

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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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