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Veteran Odia actress Aparajita Mohanty resigned from the Congress party

Bhubaneswar:14/2/18; Veteran Odia actress Aparajita Mohanty on Tuesday resigned from the Congress party.

She had joined the party on February 20, 2014 in presence of the then Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Jayadev Jena, Mohammed Moqim and hundreds of party supporters at Congress Bhawan here.

Following her joining, she had contested for the Cuttack Lok Sabha seat in 2014 general elections.

Notably, Aparajita’s grandfather Abdul Sohan Ali Khan was also a Congress leader and former law minister of the state.

Meanwhile, speculation is rife that she will join the BJP soon.

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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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