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Justice Raghubir Das was appointed as the acting chairperson of the Odisha Human Rights Commission

Bhubaneswar:16/5/19: Former judge of the Orissa High Court, Justice Raghubir Das was appointed as the acting chairperson of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) by the Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal.

Justice Das will remain in charge of the post till the appointment of a full-time chairperson, said a Raj Bhawan communiqué.

The post was lying vacant since August 15, 2018, after the retirement of Justice BK Mishra, who was the acting chairperson.

The Governor had earlier appointed Justice Das as a member of the OHRC on December 23 last year.

Prior to his appointment as the OHRC member, the state government had appointed Justice Das as chairman of the commission of inquiry to probe into the missing keys of Ratna Bhandara of Shree Jagannath Temple on June 6 last year.

The Odisha Human Rights Commission was constituted on January 27, 2000. Later, it became formally operational on July 11, 2003, with the appointment of Justice DP Mohapatra, a former Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court and former judge of the Supreme Court.

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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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