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Two-day Odia Food Festival at Press Club of India campus in Newdelhi started

New Delhi:17/1/18; Union Petroleum, Natural Gas & Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today graced a two-day Odia Food Festival at Press Club of India campus on Raisina Road in the national capital as the chief guest.

The food festival which is jointly organized by Delhi Odia Media Forum and Press Club of India is scheduled to conclude on Thursday.

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram will arrive at the festival as the chief guest on the second day.

The festival that started off today aims at showcasing non-vegetarian and vegetarian authentic Odia cuisines across the state of Odisha.

Some of the Odia delights which are served on the platter are – Mati handi mutton, prawn masala, crab masala, fish besar, Mudhi Ghanta, Mushroom curry, Saga badi, Mix veg curry, Dalma, Kheera, Chhena Poda, Chhena jheeli and Rumali roti.

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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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