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New bridge on Mahanadi river from Cuttack to Nuapatna as Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Setu.

Bhubaneswar:29/3/18 In  a tribute to Madhu Babu, the state Government has named the new bridge on Mahanadi river from Cuttack to Nuapatna as Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Setu. Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik will dedicate the 3.13 km bridge to the people on OdishaDivas.

The bridge has been constructed at a cost of ₹157Cr bridge and will shorten the Cuttack-Dhenkanal route by over 16 km. It has been constructed entirely from state’s own resources.

Connecting major pilgrim site of Dhabaleswar temple and the heritage village of Nuapatna, known worldover for its handloom & Khandua sarees, the bridge will boost tourism and socio-economic growth in the area.

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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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