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BJD Supports in the Rajya Sabha to make Article 370 inoperative in Jammu and Kashmir

Newdelhi:5/8/19: With the Union Home Minister Amit Shah today moving a resolution in the Rajya Sabha to make Article 370 inoperative in Jammu and Kashmir, the centre’s move has been hailed in several quarters of the State including the ruling BJD.

Senior BJD MP in the upper house, Prasanna Acharya in Rajya Sabha welcoming the central government’s move told newsmen in New Delhi, “In real sense today, Jammu & Kashmir has become a part of India. My party supports this resolution. We are a regional party but for us nation comes first. We will be more happy the day the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) now under Pakistan’s jurisdiction becomes an integral part of the country”.

The move to scrap article-370 has also elicited affirmative reaction among various sections.

The J & K were being extended preferential treatment. It’s scrapping was being felt since long. We welcome the move, said a local resident in Puri town, Rahash Gobind Acharya.

The scrapping of the article is fully justified. All States now would remain on equal footing, said a resident of Jajpur, Noor Mohiuddin.

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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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