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Biju Janata Dal’s first parliamentary party meeting was held on Sunday

Bhubaneswar:26/5/19: Biju Janata Dal’s first parliamentary party meeting was held on Sunday at the residence of Odisha Chief Minister (Naveen Niwas) in Bhubaneswar.

The meeting was presided by BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik and comprised of the 12 newly-elected MPs who were fielded by the conch party.

Following the high-level meeting, newly-elected MP Chandrasekhar Sahu informed the media that three demands including, Special State category status, more funds for disaster management and 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and State Assemblies are the top demands of the winning party.

Similarly, Anubhav Mohanty stated that he will press his demands on the development of the rail line project in Kendrapara. While Aska MP Pramila Bisoyi aimed at working for the development of her constituency, Keonjhar MP Chandrani Murmu stated that she will raise the issues faced by the locals at grass root level in the Lok Sabha.

The newly elected BJD legislators will meet today to elect its leader formally before swearing in of the new Ministry to be headed by party Supremo Naveen Patnaik.

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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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