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Heavy rain brought Bhubaneswar to a halt causing a traffic gridlock

Bhubaneswar: 30/6/18:This afternoon rain returned to Bhubaneswar city disrupting normal life, flooding roads and submerging vehicles in several localities.

Just one round of heavy showers caused destructive flash flooding at several places in Odisha capital while Nayapalli area witnessed a state of emergency on Saturday afternoon.

Numerous vehicles were submerged in waist-deep rain waters in front of ISKON temple and thousands of commuters were stranded due to water logging at various places in the city.

The heavy rain brought Bhubaneswar to a halt causing a traffic gridlock. This was the second heavy downpour in the week.

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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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