New Delhi:1/7/18: Rourkela youth Miktikanta Biswal, who trekked 1,350 km in 71 days to reach New Delhi starts indefinite hunger strike in New Delhi .He is holding camp in the national capital since June 27 to meet the Prime Minister to remind him of his promises made to public at Rourkela. For this purpose, he first sought the help of Sundargarh MP and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram. After being denied help by Oram, he approached the PMO for necessary arrangement, Since there was no instant permission, he decided to go on hunger strike at Jantar Mantar from July 1.
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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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