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Sashi Bhusan Behera & Ramesh Majhi has been entrusted Maharathy”s portfolio

Bhubaneswar:7/1/19:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday entrusted two of his Cabinet Ministers with additional charges following the resignation of Minister Pradeep Maharathy.

According to sources, state Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera has been given charges of Agriculture & Fisheries & Animal Resources Development Department.

Similarly, ST & SC Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Ramesh Majhi will look after Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water Department.

The portfolios of the three departments had been earlier held by Maharathy.

Maharathy resigned from the cabinet over his controversial statement on the court’s verdict in the Pipli gang rape and murder case.

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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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