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Odisha Chief Minister met the persons who got injured in a railway flyover collapse

Bhubaneswar:10/9/17: Odisha Chief Minister met the persons who got injured in a railway flyover collapse and undergoing treatment at Capital Hospital and AIIMS here on Sunday evening.

Sources said around 12 victims of the bridge collapse were rushed to the Capital Hospital but four were referred to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar after their condition turned critical. The CM said stringent action will be taken against the persons found guilty.

“ I am shocked to learn about the death of one person in the unfortunate incident. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family. I met the injured and discussed with the doctors about their treatment. Two engineers have been suspended and high-level has been ordered. Exemplary action would be taken against the persons found guilty,” Patnaik told the media. Meanwhile, opposition political parties blamed the State government for the mishap and are readying to corner the BJD in the Assembly.

“The bridge collapsed due to poor quality works. The contractors and engineers are responsible. Criminal case should be registered against the guilty. We will definitely raise this issue in Assembly,” said Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra.

One Satyabrata Patnaik (40) of Jharpada died on the spot and over 20 others, including the minor daughter of Patnaik, were injured as a portion of an under construction flyover at Bomikhal collapsed at around 1 pm today.

 

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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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