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Senior media person Gopal Krushna Mishra breathed his last

Bhubaneswar:17/12/17;Senior media person, an affable and thinking gentleman Gopal Krushna Mishra breathed his last on 15 Dec. 2017. He suffered a cardiac arrest. He left behind his wife Prof. Manorama Rath, who taught history in Rama Devi Woman’s College, a son and a daughter.
Gopal Mishra started his career in Junior Financial Service under Govt of Odisha. He resigned and worked as the Administrator of Jagannath Ballav Math of Puri, because of his love for religion and culture. But finally he had to choose journalism as his profession.
Most of his journalistic works were on National and International Politics. He also wrote extensively art, literature, culture, religion and tradition. His memory was also very sharp and was a store house of knowledge for which his friends used to call him a ‘living encyclopedia’.
He left Sambad and for some months worked in Samaya. After few year he had left Samaya and was freelancing. He was a regular contributor to Sambad, Dharitri, Samaya, Prajatanatra and many other publications. Many of his friends used to call him ‘poor men’s I.K. Gujral’. He used to take it sportively and smile.

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.

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