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Odisha Government hiked bus fares under the automatic fare adjustment mechanism.

Bhubaneswar:3/1/18; Odisha Government today hiked bus fares under the automatic fare adjustment mechanism.

While the fares of ordinary and express category buses were hiked by 1 paisa per km, fares of deluxe and AC deluxe category buses hiked by 2 paisa per km.

With implementation of the increased fare, the fare for ordinary buses rose to 65 paisa per km as against 64 paise per km and the fare for express buses increased to 68 paisa from 67 paisa per km.

Similarly, deluxe category buses will now charge 91 paisa per km which was 89 paisa earlier.

AC Deluxe buses will charge Rs 1.13 paisa instead of the existing Rs 1.11 paisa per km.

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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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