Bhubaneswar 8th September 2019: Dr.Pratibha Ray , eminent Odia fiction writer’s new novel “Prapteshu Pruthibi” was released today at Police Bhawan amidst a galaxy of writers, readers and her fans in an exclusive function organized by the Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust. This novel explores the psycho-social factors of religious terrorism, in the violent by-lanes of the world, in the most unusual way. It is a post-modern novel about religious and ideological factionalism and the search for global peace, a sequel to her widely acclaimed novel “Sesha Ishwara”.A creation based on contemporary times, it analyses the complexities of Triple talaq and article three seventy.The Vice-Presdent of the Trust, Dr.Adyasha Das gave the welcome address.The eminent speakers of the occasion Shri Sitakant Mahapatra, Dr. Prafulla Mahanty , Shri Bamapada Tripathy, Editor, The Samaj and critic Shri Basant Kumar Panda all expressed that the book was a symbol of spiritual environmentalism.The writer presented the first copy of her book to her college friend Professor Agastee Mahanty.On behalf of the foundation, the vote of thanks was presented by Shri Lalit Das, IPS, ADG Police.The program was hosted by Shri Debaprasad Dash.
About Ashok Palit
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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