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Odisha Chief Minister visited AIIMS to enquire about the health conditions of Jaga and Kalia (Balia)

Bhubaneswar:26/11/27;Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi today to enquire about the health conditions of Jaga and Kalia (Balia) today.

Jaga and Kalia – craniopagus twins, joined at the head – were separated on 25th October, 2017 after a marathon surgery that lasted for over 11 hours at AIIMS, New Delhi. The Office of the Chief Resident Commissioner, Government of Odisha is constantly monitoring, supervising and providing logistic support to Jaga and Kalia, as per specific directions of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Odisha.

During his visit to AIIMS, Chief Minister met both the children – Jaga and Kalia – and provided some soft toys for them to play with. He also met the parents, Bhuyan Kanhar and Pushpanjali Kanhar and enquired about their general condition and wellbeing of Jaga and Kalia. Both the parents expressed their gratitude to the Chief Minister for all the support that has been provided to them by Government of Odisha

Chief Minister also discussed the health condition of the children and about their ongoing treatment with Director, AIIMS, Prof. Randeep Guleria and Prof. Ashok Mohapatra. The Professors explained that both the children are recuperating well and are being constantly monitored. They stated that while Jaga is far more stable, Kalia who is still under intensive care is improving gradually and they hope that he will also stabilize fast.

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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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