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New Governor of Odisha, Satya Pal Malik, was sworn in

Bhubaneswar:21/3/18: The new Governor of Odisha, Satya Pal Malik, was sworn in on Wednesday

He was administered the oath of office by Orissa High Court Chief Justice Vineet Saran at a function here. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik graced the function among others.

Satya Pal Malik, who is also Bihar governor, was given additional responsibility of Odisha after S C Jamir completed his five-year tenure.

Malik, 72, who now has additional responsibility of Odisha, has served as Union minister of state for parliamentary affairs and tourism and other important positions in Central and state governments.

He was a Rajya Sabha MP for two terms and a Lok Sabha MP from 1989 to 1990. Malik was also a member of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly from 1974 to 1977.

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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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