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BJD leader and MP Bhartruhari Mahtab met Akhilesh Yadav in New Delhi to seek support for passing the Women’s Reservation Bill.

New Delhi:5/1/19: Senior BJD leader and MP Bhartruhari Mahtab today met former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief, Akhilesh Yadav in New Delhi to seek support for passing the Women’s Reservation Bill.

Reportedly, the Samajwadi party chief visited the residence of Bhartruhari Mahtab in New Delhi to hold talks regarding the 33 per cent reservation for women in State assemblies and Parliament.

Mahtab also handed over a letter of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to Akhilesh seeking his support to pass the proposed women’s reservation bill.

According to sources, Akhilesh also appreciated Odisha’s ruling party’s move to demand women’s reservation in the State Assemblies and Parliament.

Two days ago, BJD MP from Puri, Pinaki Mishra had met Jammu & Kashmir National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and held talks with him regarding the matter.

Notably, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik had written to Prime Minister in December last year demanding necessary steps for passing the Bill for reservation of one-third of seats in Parliament and State Legislatures for women.

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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