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Pranaya Sahu joined the Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal

Bhubaneswar22/1/19: A day after deserting Congress, Bijepur MLA candidate Pranaya Sahu joined the Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday.

Sahu, along with hundreds of his supporters joined the party in the presence of Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik at his residence (Naveen Niwas) here.

In his media reactions, Chief Minister said, “I’m glad Pranaya Sahu and his supporters have joined the party today. I welcome him to the BJD.”

It may be mentioned here that the former Congress leader, Pranaya Sahu, who unsuccessfully contested Bijepur by-poll last year, tendered his resignation to the OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik and AICC leadership on Monday.

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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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