Bhubaneswar:22/10/17:Gagan Behari Panigrahi second collection of poems came out in the form of a book titled “Pratichhabi” (Reflection). The award winning movie maker, art and literature lover and successful business person Mr Akshay Kumar Parija has published the book under the banner Akshay Kumar Parija Publication. Noted writer Dash Benhur has written the preface for the book. The book was inaugurated and offered to the public in a formal function on 14th October, 2017 in Press Club of Odisha, Bhubaneswar. Dr Phani Mohanty, the Sahitya Academy winner and noted poet of Odisha, graced the occasion as a chief speaker. Poetry lovers, writers, journalists, editors, friends and well wishers graced the occasion.. The book has three sections containing 66 poems including one Kabya called Shashank and Sarbari. The sections are Pratichhabi (Reflection), Pritira Mahak (Fragrance of Love) and Pallira Kuhuka (Magic of Village).
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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.