BHUBANESWAR:10/11/17:FIFTH ANNUAL FUNCTION OF “SANCHAR “ON 19TH NOVEMBER 2017. DR DAMODAR ROUT ,MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE AND FOUNDER OF “SANCHAR” PRESIDED OVER. SHRI PRAFULLA SAMAL, MINISTER ,WAS THE CHIEF GUEST DR NRUSINGHA SAHU, MINISTER , WERE RESPECTIVELY THE CHIEF GUEST AND GUEST OF HONOUR WHILE “SAMBAD” EDITOR SOUMYA RANJAN PATNAIK WAS THE CHIEF SPEAKER AND EMINENT POET AND COLUMNIST SHRI HARAPRASAD DAS WAS GUEST OF HONOUR. EDITOR PRASANT PATTNAIK OF SANCHAR AND PUBLISHER SAMBIT ROUTRAY ALSO PARTCIPATED. A LARGE NUMBER OF REPORTERS, ADVERTISERS AND WELWISHERS ALSO ATTENDED.
About Editor in chief
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.