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31 Arrested For Dhamra Port Violence

Bhadrak:18/8/17: Baansada police have arrested 31 persons for arson and violence following the death of three labourers in a coal heap collapse on the Dhamra Port Company Ltd (DPCL) premises on August 15.

The arrested persons have been identified as residents of Doshangi and Koithakola panchayats.

After the death of the three labourers, hundreds of people including some labourers went on rampage ransacking the DPCL office. The mob even torched the main gate of the company and misbehaved with the CEO Subrat Tripathy.

DPCL has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh to the next of kin of the three deceased labourers and employment to one family member along with monetary assistance for education of the children of their families.

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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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