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India to be free of Tuberculosis by 2025: PM Modi

Newdelhi:16/7/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon BJP MPs to take up public work in their constituencies and not just focus on politics. The Prime Minister was addressing party MPs in the Parliament Library Building.

Briefing the media after meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said, the Prime Minister told parliamentarians that they should take up a social cause or an issue of human sensitivity as a mission apart from carrying out their duties as members of Parliament.

He said, Mr Modi spoke about diseases like leprosy and tuberculosis and stressed on the need to eradicate them.

Mr Joshi said, the Prime Minister also noted that India has fixed a deadline of 2025 for eradicating TB against the global deadline of 2030 and asked MPs to work for its removal.

Mr Modi has asked the members to sit with officials and listen to public grievances in their respective constituencies.

Mr. Joshi informed that Prime Minister expressed concerns about the Ministers’ absence from their roster duty in House. He added that MPs were asked to disseminate to the people in their area about the new government schemes, emphasizing that the first impression is the last impression.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Modi, also said that every MP should plan an innovative idea for the people in his area.

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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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