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The bomb disposal squad of state police’s Special Operation Group defused the landmines

Paralakhemundi:22/11/17: The bomb disposal squad of state police’s Special Operation Group (SPG), engaged in anti-Maoists operation in Odisha’s Gajapati district today defused the landmines spread across the forest areas.

The land mines were detected by the SOG personnel during combing operation to flush out the left wing rebels in Baliganda forest cover under Mohana block of the district. The bomb disposal personnel later defused the live landmines.

Security personnel are guarding the place after recovery of the landmines. Combing operation has been further stepped up dense forest cover, which is often used by the red rebels as hideouts.


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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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