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Every individual in society should fight against child sexual harassment:Kailash Satyarth

Bhubaneswar25/9/17: Every individual in society should fight against child sexual harassment and abuse said Nobel Peace Prize winner and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, who was in Bhubaneswar today as part of his ‘Bharat Yatra’ campaign against child sexual abuse and trafficking. Immediate eradication of this social evil is a must, he added.


Satyarthi emphasised that the parliament should pass the human trafficking bill and that there is need to set up fast-track courts for speedy trial of cases relating to child sexual abuse and exploitation. Bharat Yatra’, flagged off from Kanyakumari on September 11, under the leadership of Satyarthi, will cover 11,000 kilometres across 22 States. The yatra will culminate on October 16 in New Delhi. On this occasion today, a special programme was organised in Bhubaneswar with school students taking out a rally to welcome Satyarthi.

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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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