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Ekamra Walks today added another feather to its cap by becoming a celebration ground for families

Bhubaneswa:20/8/17; After becoming a most sought after place for heritage lovers from across the nation, top institutions and overseas varsities, Ekamra Walks today added another feather to its cap by becoming a celebration ground for families, who were visiting the state for marriage function of a relative. Today, members of an extended family from Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha made it a point to celebrate their post-event joy by taking a heritage walk in the lanes of Old Bhubaneswar and freeze the memory forever in their hearts. Also, other guests also joined in, making the total participation 30, despite the rains as they took out umbrellas at times as the rain God played hide and seek this morning.

Naveen Kumar Mavuru, from Vishakhapatnam, said “I have come to the city for the family event, but after attending it and listening to the guide about the marriage of Lord Shiva and Parvati as depicted in stone on the walls of Parsurameswar Temple was an extraordinary experience.” Spandana Otti, part of the family group, who came from Lucknow, said “Lucknow is also a city of old structures, but here at Ekamra Kshetra knowing and experiencing the unique Kalingan temple architecture and techniques was a great learning process.” “It was really thrilling and knowledgeable experience,” said B. Srinivas. “Witnessed the culture and heritage of Odisha from at the source itself and will definitely share my experience with my friends and relatives and make them avail the opportunity, said B. Narasimha Murthy.  “I was born and brought up in Odisha, but never seen the heritage and culture so closely and in such a details,” said B. Surya Kumari.

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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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