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Aryabhatta Trust in association organised ‘Kalinga Bali Sangam’

Bhubaneswar:6/9/19: The Aryabhatta Trust in association with Kalinga International Youth Foundation organised ‘Kalinga Bali Sangam’ – a cultural exchange program on the occasion of official visit of Former Governor of Indonesia Mr. I Made Mangku Pastika along with his ten delegations to Odisha.

Honourable Governor of Odisha, Dr. Prof. Ganeshi Lal graced the occasion as Chief Guest in the presence of Former Governor of Indonesia and his ten delegations.

During the visit, Former Governor of Indonesia will interact with the Odisha Governor, Chief Minister and Collector Cuttack and will visit NIFT, Utkal University and Odisha Maritime Museum. Apart from this as many as seven eminent personalities of Odisha and Bali were conferred with ‘Kalinga Bali Sangam Samman’ for their outstanding contribution to their respective fields.

Speaking on the culture of India & Indonesia, Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal said, “India is a country available for all human beings, whether good or bad, pure or impure, a brahman or a non-brahman, a living or a dead. And that is the philosophy of India.”

The eminent personalities of Odisha and Bali conferred with ‘Kalinga Bali Sangam Samman’ were, Jitendra Kumar Mohanty, Chairman Swosti Group of Hotel – Hospitality Industry, Sanjaya Kumar Biswal- RTO, Ganjam, Public Service, Agus, Chairman, Asram Gandhipuri, Bali, International Relationship, Dr. Akshya Rout – Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon, Director, OCSC, Medical Tourism, Arvind Agarwal, Trustee, So Am I Foundation Trust Social Service, Sri. Dillip Kumar Nayak – Social Work (Rural Health Care) and Dr. Sanjiv Kumar Mishra – MD. Radiation Oncology – Health.

The program was graced by a mesmerising classical Odissi Dance by Ms. Kattyayini Mohanty which was further followed by Video presentation of Kalinga Bali Sangam and a ramp show on Odisha handicrafts and Tradition presentation by students of National Institute of Fashion Technology .The ten delegations from Indonesia apart from Former Governor Indonesia Includes Mr. Agus Indra Udayana, Chairman Indonesia Sanggam /Leader of the Delegation World Hindu Parishad, Mrs. Ni Made Ayu Putri, Wife of Governor, Mr. Putu Agus Maha Usadha, Head of Tourism and Hotel Promotion Association, Mr. I Made Riti, WHP, Mr. I Nyoman Suman Tha, WHP Member, Mr. Nyoman Wicaksana Wirajati, Head of Business Association, Mr. Irvan Fachrizan, Vice Ambassador of Education & Culture and Mr. Muhammad Ikhsan, Assistant of Education & Culture Department Embassy of Indonesia.

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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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