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BJD president Naveen Patnaik would fight assembly election from a western Odisha constituency

Bhubaneswar17/3/19:: Several senior leaders on Sunday requested BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to fight assembly election from a western Odisha constituency to counter the opposition BJP and Congress in the region.

The western part of the state has been the bastion of opposition BJP and Congress.

Heavyweights from western Odisha met the Chief Minister and requested him to fight from their area.

“Leaders of western Odisha have come and requested me to contest from western Odisha and I am considering it seriously,” said Patnaik.

BJD leader Prasanna Acharya said they have requested the BJD president to represent the western Odisha this time.

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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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