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Odisha Revolutionary poet Rabi Singh will be awarded Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman

Bhubaneswar:8/12/17; Revolutionary poet Rabi Singh will be awarded Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman 2017 by Odisha Sahitya Akademi. Rabi Singh had carved out a niche for himself in Odia literature for the striking progressive trend in his poetry collections. His poetry collections include Patha prantara kabita (the poems of roadside), Charama patra (the final testament), Sithila balga (the slack rein), Lal pagoda ra preta o anya kabita (the spirit of red pagoda and other poems), Bhrukuti (frowning glance), Bidirna (the broken), Padatika (footnotes), Apritikara kabita (the unpleasant poems), Jawalara mala (the garland of anguish), Kshata (injury), Bishabani (Poisonous words), Durgama giri (the impenetrable mountains), Jhada (storm), Sarbahara (have-nots), Banya (the flood), Anaryara Charyapada (the songs of a non-Aryan), and many more The decision has been taken in this regard at a meeting here today under the chairmanship of Harihar Mishra, who is the president of Odisha Sahitya Akademi.

Besides, Singh, 15 litterateurs– Sanatan Mohanty, Rajat Kumar Kar, Bhupen Mohapatra, Nabakishore Prusty, Ramchandra Mohanty, Surendra Kumar Moharana, Trinath Sahu, Laxmidhar Jena, Banshidhar Rout, Panchanan Mishra, Anjali Panda, Nakula Chandra Sahu, Anil Chandra Das, Kumuda Chandra Das and Gobardhan Nayak– will be felicitated at the award ceremony to be organised by the Odisha Sahitya Akademi.


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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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