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Four kanwariyas were killed after being hit by a train

Rourkela:13/8/18; As many as four kanwariyas were killed after being hit by a train while they were walking on a railway bridge near Panposh in Odisha’s Rourkela city last night.

According to reports, seven Bol Bam devotees had come to Rourkela from Chhattisgarh to pour holy water at Vedvyas temple here.

They were walking through a railway bridge on Brahmani river here around 11.30 pm yesterday when a train arrived. While three of them somehow managed to escape, the rest got hit by the moving train and fell into the river, leading to their death.

Till last reports came in, bodies of three deceased persons were recovered while another body was yet to be traced in the river.

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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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