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Brave children of odisha visited the Metro museum

Newdelhi:22/1/18;The  brave  children of odisha visited the Metro museum at the Patel Chowk station, followed by a joyride from there to the Kashmere Gate station.

Mamata, a seven-year-old girl of Bankual village under Rajanagar block in Kendrapara district, will receive the award for showing exemplary courage in rescuing her sibling from crocodile last year.

Similarly, the 14-year-old Pankaj from Keonjhar district will receive the award for his chivalry. He had saved three women from drowning in the Baitarani River.

Eighteen children, including three posthumous, have been selected from across the country for the awards for displaying “exemplary courage”.

They were selected by the India Council for Child welfare (ICCW) and handed awards by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present the award to all the 18 brave children at a function in the national capital January 24. These children will also attend the Republic Day parade in New Delhi as special guests January 26.

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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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