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Odisha Government for people of Odisha trapped in Kerala flood

Bhubaneswar:17/8/18: The revenue and disaster management department of Odisha today issued helpline numbers for about 130 labourers of the state who are stranded in flood-hit Kerala.

“It is ascertained that some people of our state are trapped at different places in Kerala due to the devastating floods. A helpline with telephone numbers 1070 (Toll-free) and 0674-2534177 has been opened in the office of the Special Relief Commissioner to coordinate help for the people in difficulty,” a statement issued by the SRC said.

“Any person of the Odisha who is affected or their relatives may contact the above helpline for the purpose,” the statement added.

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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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