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Odisha Police achieved a place of pride among States by bagging 17 Police Medals for Gallantry

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi14/8/17:: Odisha Police achieved a place of pride among States by bagging 17 Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG), one President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS) and eight Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS). The awards were announced on the eve of 71st Independence Day and will be given away during the next Republic Day celebrations.

Additional Superintendent of Police Rabindra Kumar Mohapatra will be receiving the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, as per a release by Ministry of Home Affairs New Delhi, today.

Police medal for gallantry will be awarded to Sub Inspector Bikash Patra, Havildars Bhabani Pradhan and Amit Kumar Biswal, Deputy Subedar Kiran Kumar, Sergeants Tunu Sahoo and Santanu Kumar Pradhan and Constables Manoranjan Nayak, Uday Sankar Patra, Dhaneswar Muduli, Premananda Pradhan, Mahadev Gahir, Hemanta Pradhan, Hrushikesh Jal, Raj Kishore Pradhan, Ram Chandra Hembram, Samanta Majhi and Suresh Chandra Hembram (posthumously).

Police medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS) will be awarded to eight personnel including Additional Superintendent of Police Kartikeswar Samal, Assistant Inspector General of Police Kishore Kumar Dongayat, Assistant Commandant Naresh Kumar Patel, Sub-Inspector Bijay Kishore Dash, Havildars Mohammad Sabir and Goutam Charan Swain and Constables Sagar Charan Guia and Sanjukta Pattnaik. According to the release, 990 personnel have been named to be awarded Police Medals.

While the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) has been awarded to one person, 190 have been chosen for Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG), 93 for President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS) and 706 personnel for Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS) from all the States.

Adding to the tally, Indrajit Rout, Warder of Athagarh Sub-Jail has been chosen to receive Correctional Service Medal for Meritorious Service.

 

 

 

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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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