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Case has been filed against Rayagada MLA Makaranda Muduli for allegedly submitting false affidavits regarding his caste

Cuttack:3/7/19: A case has been filed against Rayagada MLA Makaranda Muduli (Independent)for allegedly submitting false affidavits regarding his caste.

One R Harish of Rayagada filed a case against Muduli in the Orissa High Court alleging that the MLA had furnished divergent information regarding his caste in the affidavits ahead of the State Assembly polls.

The petitioner alleged that though tribal status was yet to be given Jhodia community, how Muduli got a caste certificate and fight the election and won.

He demanded that Muduli’s election be declared null and void.

Muduli, 46, withstood both the ‘Naveen’ and ‘Modi’ waves to end up becoming the lone Independent to enter the Odisha Assembly in the recently concluded elections.

Securing 52,752 votes, Muduli defeated his nearest BJD rival and former Minister Lal Bihari Himirika by a margin of 4,839 votes.

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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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