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Berhampur city youth Conferring recognition by India Book of Records

Berhampur:12/11/17: Conferring recognition to his creative feats, India Book of Records today felicitated Satya Narayan Maharana, a youth from Odisha’s Berhampur city.  

Maharana was felicitated today at New Delhi in a special function.

The miniature wooden chariots of Lord Jagannath, Lord Subhadra and Goddess Subhadra carved out by Maharana were major attractions in the function.

“The visitors admired the chariots by chanting ‘Jay Jagannath’. It was a fulfilling moment for me’, he said.

Maharana who built replicas of 14″ X 9″ Jagannath, 13″ X 7″ Blabhadra and 12.5″ X 6″ Devi Subadhara chariots using waste wood had entered into prestigious India Book of Records on July 21, 2016.

“I am still nurturing the hope that someday the Limca Book of Records and Guinness book of Records would accord recognition to the miniature chariots as World’s smallest roadworthy chariots built ever. My soap craving has also been appreciated. However I am yet to be awarded in soap craving field. I hope someday, my soap sculptures will recognition”, he said.

 

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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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