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Filing of nominations for third phase elections in Odisha concluded

Bhubaneswar:4/4/19: The filing of nominations for third phase elections in Odisha concluded today with 186 assembly candidates and 35 Lok Sabha candidates filing nomination on Thursday.

A total of 399 candidates have filed nominations for 42 Assembly, while 69 candidates have filed nominations for six LS seats which are going to polls in the third phase.

Similarly, 15 assembly and two LS nominations were filed today for the fourth phase elections in Odisha. While 33 candidates have filed nominations for 42 assembly seats, four candidates submitted their nomination papers for six LS seats going to the polls in the fourth phase.

In order to ensure smooth conduct of Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in the state, 7785 non-bailable warrants (NBWs) have been issued and 39,223 persons have been detained as per Sections 107/116 of the India Penal Code. Besides, 4698 licensed arms have been deposited with the district administrations, while 196 illegal arms and 1229.032 kilograms of explosive materials have been seized.

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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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