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Naveen Patnaik has played the women card to the hilt by nominating little-known woman to contest Lok Sabha polls

Bhubaneswar:19/3/19: BJD President Naveen Patnaik has played the women card to the hilt by nominating little-known woman with no experience in politics to contest Lok Sabha polls from politically-sensitive Aska parliamentary constituency.

Pramila Bisoi, who is heading Satsang self help group in Nalabanta village, was nominated by Patnaik to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.At the age of 70 she has been selected to contest from Aska parliamentary constituencythough her education is limited up to   two  class(Ditya sreni)

She is a political nonentity. Nobody in the political circles heard her before. She might have drawn the attention of BJD chief for good work in SHG sector in Ganjam district, said BJD sources.

Playing an emotional connect with Aska constituency and women’s SHG movement in Odisha he said “Two deceased ago; I had launched my political career from Aska parliamentary constituency. Pramila’s candidature is a tribute to 70 lakh women SHG members in the State”.

Patnaik kept up commitment of fielding 33% women candidates in 21 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha in the upcoming elections by nominating 3 women candidates in the nominees’ list in nine LS seats announced today.

Kousalya Hikaka (Koraput), Sunita Biswal (Sundergarh) and Pramila Bisoi (Aska) were nominated by Patnaik to fight polls from the Lok Sabha.

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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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