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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the Cuttack-Nuapatna Bridge

Cuttack:1/4/18; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the Cuttack-Nuapatna bridge on the occasion of Utkal Divas.

Within a span of nine months, the western part of Cuttack city gets a second river bridge to connect the satellite city of Abhinav Bidanasi with places located towards the north of it. This time the bridge will come up over the river Mahanadi to connect the city with Nuapatna under the Athagarh block of the district.

The new bridge over the Mahanadi will facilitate the city people to connect with NH-55 from Biju Patnaik Park here and reduce the travel time between Cuttack and Dhenkanal. Built under Nabard assistance at a cost of Rs. 157.47 crore, the 2,853-m-long bridge has a width of 14.8 m. The bridge has three lanes for a two-way travel with footpaths on both the sides.

 

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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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