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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the Capital Hospital to meet Odia passengers who were injured in the Puri- Haridwar Utkal Express derailment

Bhubaneswar:22/8/17: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited the Capital Hospital here and met the five Odia passengers who were injured in the Puri- Haridwar Utkal Express derailment on Saturday.

Health Minister Pratap Jena and Bhubaneswar Mayor Ananta Narayn Jena were with the CM during his visit to the five injured Odia passengers.

Patnaik asked the injured about their health condition and wished their speedy recovery.

After meeting the admitted persons, Patnaik said, “The Odia passengers who were injured in the Puri- Haridwar Utkal Express derailment in Muzzafarnagar are recovering fast.”

The state government would bear the treatment expenditure of the injured passengers, informed the Health Minister.

The five passengers have been identified as Madhu Mandal, Amiya Das, Debendra Das, Jatri Das, Mubarak Ali and Sabita Mallick.

The five-member team, led by Transport Minister Nrusingha Sahu, had brought the injured Odias back to the state yesterday. As many as 23 people were killed and around 150 were injured in the train accident.

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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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