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Odisha government has agreed to allot 10 acres of land for the Paika Rebellion Memorial

Bhubaneswar:6/9/19: The Odisha government has agreed to allot 10 acres of land for the Paika Rebellion Memorial at Barunei foothills in Khurda district.

This was informed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in a Twitter post today.

Minister Pradhan today thanked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for giving his assent to allot the land for the memorial of first armed rebellion against the British East India Company’s rule in India.

The Union Minister further stated that preparations for the construction of the memorial has taken a ‘step forward’ and he is proud to be an Odia.

Dharmendra Pradhan

  ପାଇକ ବିଦ୍ରୋହର ସ୍ମାରକି ନିର୍ମାଣ ପାଇଁ ରାଜ୍ୟ ସରକାର 10 ଏକର ପରିମିତ ଜମି ପ୍ରଦାନ ପାଇଁ ସମ୍ମତି ପ୍ରଦାନ କରିଛନ୍ତି  । ଏଥିପାଇଁ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ  @Naveen_Odisha ଙ୍କୁ ଧନ୍ୟବାଦ

“The memorial will act as an inspiration for youths of Odisha and the country,” Pradhan added. He has also sought the cooperation of all stakeholders for the setting up of the Paika Rebellion memorial which will be a symbol of pride of Odisha.

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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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