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Fakir Mohan Sahitya Parishad has received first “Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Bhasa Samman” for the year 2018.

Bhubaneswar:15/1/19: Fakir Mohan Sahitya Parishad, a leading literary organisation of Balasore, has received “Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Bhasa Samman” for the year 2018.

Organisation  has  received     cash award of Rs 1 lakh along with a citation in a programme held in Bhubaneswar  on Janauary 14, on the occasion of birth anniversary celebration of Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Senapati, father of Odia fiction.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had announced last year that an individual or institution would be honoured for tireless effort for the propagation and development of Odia language and literature.

The  function    organised  by   Department of Odia Language, Literature & Culture had felicitated     the members of  Fakir Mohan Sahitya Parishad,balasore on  14 th January,2019,Principal secretary of Odia Language, Literature & Culture Monoramjan Panigrahi,Director Bijoy Nayak,MinisterAnant Das, Prafulla samal has grace the occasion.Laxmi kant tripathy.NibranJena and few members of Fakir Mohan Sahitya Parishad was present to received the award.

“Usually, Odisha Sahitya Akadmy gives awards to people writing in various genres of Odia literature while for the first time the Department of Odia Language, Literature and Culture has instituted “Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Bhasa Samman”, said Manornajan Panigrahy, Principal Secretary of the Department.

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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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