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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has reached New Delhi

New Delhi:30/4/19: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has reached New Delhi in order to meet the Election Commission of India regarding the by-polls in Patkura assembly constituency amidst the possibility of Cyclone FANI hitting the state.

The Biju Janata Dal chief is scheduled to meet the Chief Election Commissioner of India and will hold discussions regarding the postponement of by-polls in Patkura Assembly segment and demand for the same keeping in view the effects of cyclone FANI in the region.

The ECI had earlier announced that Patkura Assembly segment under Kendrapara Parliamentary Constituency will go to polls on May 19.

On the other hand, Patnaik on Monday named Sabitri Agarwalla, widow of Bed Prakash Agarwalla, as the party candidate for Patkura Assembly constituency.

Notably, the election in the Assembly segment, which was scheduled on April 29, was countermanded after the death of BJD candidate

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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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