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Dutee Chand along with her her coach Ramesh Nagapuri hasreceived a rousing welcome

Bhubaneswar:1/9/18:  An Eminient  sprinter Dutee Chand along with her her coach Ramesh Nagapuri has received a rousing welcome on her return to the state on 31 st,August,2018 after winning two silver medals at the 18th Asian Games. She has won silver medals in both 100m and 200m.

Hundreds of her fans, well-wishers, students and staff of KIIT and KISS Universities along with their founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta and other distinguished persons welcomed her on her arrival at Biju Patnaik International Airport here this evening.

duti with his parentsamant

From there she went to meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who felicitated her at the state secretariat. Besides, he handed over the cheque of the cash award of Rs 3 crore which he had announced for her after she won the medals. Patnaik also felicitated her coach Ramesh Nagapuri. After meeting the CM, the sprinter addressed the newsmen, in which she hailed Patnaik for his support. “Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has supported me a lot. He is always lucky for me,” she said.

“I also thank everyone and grateful to KIIT & KISS founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta because he has been encouraging me a lot since he knew me,” she added.

Speaking about her future, Dutee said “Now my aim is to prepare myself for the next Olympic and bring a medal for the country.”

Later, KIIT and KISS students and staff felicitated her and her coach Ramesh Nagapuri.

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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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