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Mortal remains of two Odia jawans reached Odisha

Bhubaneswar: 16/2/19:The mortal remains of two Odia jawans who were martyred in the Pulwama terror attack on Thursday reached Odisha today.

The bodies of the slain soldiers- Prasanna Sahu and Manoj Behera- reached the Biju Patnaik International Airport here through a special flight. The jawans were paid guard of honour after their mortal remains reached the capital city.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also paid his last respect to the two CRPF jawans at the BPIA. Besides, ministers cutting across party lines, top officials of the State government and police department also reached the airport and paid homage to the departed souls.

Reportedly, the mortal remains of the martyred soldiers are on the way to their native villages. They will be consigned to the flames with full state honour.

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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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