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Odisha Chief Minister inagurated 8th State-level Folk Music and Dance Festival

Bhubaneswar:3/4/18;At 8th State-level Folk Music and Dance Festival, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik praised Health and Family Welfare Department and Panchayati Raj Department along with Ganjam, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Khurda and Puri and Balasore Artist Association for outstanding work in promoting folk arts and artists. The three-day event is being attended by over 2,000 artists who have come from all over the state.

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On the occasion, he inaugurated Rural Folk Music & Dance Programs in 30 districts.

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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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