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Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the ‘Nua Odisha Nirmana Abhijan’on the auspicious occasion of Utkal Dibasa

Konark:1/4/18 :Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the ‘Nua Odisha Nirmana Abhijan’on the auspicious occasion of Utkal Dibasa at Chandrabhaga sea beach in Konark in Puri on Sunday.

The event is organized under the banner of Prachi Trust, a social organization.As a part of the programme, thousands of youths gathered at the Chandrabhaga sea beach at around 5 am and pledged before the rising Sun God to work for formation and development of Odisha.After the worship of the Sun God, Upendra Maharana, the successor of Bisu Maharana and Dharama, who are related to the great heritage and history of the Konark Temple administered oath to the youths on the occasion.

Konark Temple administered oath to the youths on the occasion.

“The success of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is incomplete if places, like Konark, Puri, Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj, Sundergarh and Bolangir among others are not sanitized and cleaned,” said the Union Minister while attending the ceremony for the Nua Odisha Nirmana Abhijan.

“Cleanliness is a social responsibility. The health condition of children in 20 districts of Odisha is alarming due to malnutrition. Not only the government, but a massive public awareness needs to be created to fight such evils. Similarly, someone has also to take the charge of guiding the 45 lakh youths of the State,” added Pradhan.

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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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