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12 more arrested for their alleged involvement in the violent protest against Dhadi Darshan

Puri:6/10/18: The Singhadwara police today arrested 12 more persons for their alleged involvement in the violent protest against Dhadi Darshan (queue system) at Srimandir here on October 3.

With this, total number of arrested persons in this connection rose to 23. Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi said action is being taken according to CCTV footage of the incident.

As per the the order of DGP RP Sharma, police yesterday had arrested 11 persons and forwarded them to court in connection with the incident.

On October 3, Jagannath Sena activists, devotees and servitors took to streets protesting introduction of queue system atteh centuries-old temple. The angry mob had vandalized all barricades on the Bada Danda (Grand Road) and ransacked the office of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and residence of Minister Maheswar Mohanty.

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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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