Surat:2/9/18: Inagurating Odisha Parva in Surat Union Minister Dhramendra Pradhan said Both Odisha & Gujarat are known for it’s unique culture, traditions and colorful celebrations. Lord Krishna is one of threads that binds the two states together. While Dwarka is the abode of Lord Krishna, Puri is home to Lord Jagannath, also a Vishnu-avatar akin to Lord Krishna.Prime Minister Naraendra Modi has recognised the rich contribution of Odias in the transformation of Gujarat’s economic landscape. It’s indeed proud to know that Odias migrating from the state are contributing significantly in the development of their second home Gujarat.Several people from odisha has graced this occasion.Large number of odia people from Surat had enjoyed the cultural event.Gujurat Chief minister Vijya Rupani also graced the event.
About Editor in chief
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.