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Lawyers of Sambalpur District Bar Association intensified their agitation over demand of establishment of High Court bench in western Odisha.

Sambalpur:19/11/18: Lawyers of Sambalpur District Bar Association today intensified their agitation over demand of establishment of High Court bench in western Odisha.

While Law students took out a bike rally here, members of the bar association staged relay hunger strike to press their demands.

The agitating lawyers have decided to paralyse functioning of the State and Central Government offices in the area from today to November 30. The lawyers have been continuing cease-work over the demand since September 5.

They have also called for a 48-hour ‘Mahabandh’ in western Odisha on November 29 and 30. District Bar Association President Bijitendriya Pradhan said all Government offices, educational institutions, courts, banks and financial institutions will be closed during the two-day ‘Mahabandh’. Besides, vehicular movement and train services will be paralysed, he added.

About Ashok Palit

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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