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Naveen Patnaik was elected as the leader of legislature party

Bhubaneswar:26/5/19: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Supremo Naveen Patnaik was elected as the leader of legislature party here today ahead of formation of new government in Odisha.

The elected members of the BJD chose him as their leader at a meeting held at the party office in Bhubaneswar.Shortly after being elected as the party leader, Naveen met Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal to stake claim to form the new government under his leadership.

Naveen will take the oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth consecutive term during a programme scheduled at IDCO Exhibition Ground on May 29.

Worth mentioning, Naveen-led BJD has won 112 seats in 147-seat Assembly in the recently concluded polls. The polls were conducted in 146 assembly segments in four phases excluding Patkura following demise of Bed Prakash Agarwalla, who was the BJD nominee from the assembly constituency.

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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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