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Bijepur MLA Subal Sahu breathed his last at a private hospital


Bhubaneswar22/8/17:: Bijepur MLA Subal Sahu breathed his last at a private hospital here after a protracted battle with cancer. Sahu, who represented congress party, was 56.

A native of Kansaripara of Barpali block of Bargarh, Sahu had successfully withstood the BJD wave to register successive victories in assembly polls in 2004, 2009 and 2014 on Congress ticket. Widely known for grass-root politics, Sahu had defeated BJD stalwart and former minister Prasanna Acharya in last Assembly election.

Sahu was an avid sports lover and represented the state Volley Ball team in 1981-82.

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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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