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Odisha Chief Minister felicitated two Class VIII students for saving a six-year-old schoolboy

Bhubaneswar:10/9/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated two Class VIII students of Korei High School in Jajpur district for saving a six-year-old schoolboy from drowning in a pond.

Notably, on September 2, the six-year-old kid, Abul Ruman Khan, of Sadakpur Primary School accidentally slipped into a pond while returning from the school after Ganesh Puja celebration. On seeing the minor drowning, Sk Tasif Raja and Md. Soyaib, both students of Class VIII in Korei High School, jumped into the water body and managed to pull out the kid.The heroic act and presence of mind of the school students received appreciation for all walks of life. The Odisha CM today highly commended the heroic act of the duo in saving the life of a minor schoolboy.

The Chief Minister felicitated the school kids with study materials including dictionary and grammar book during a ceremony at the Lok Seva Bhawan here this evening. This apart, Patnaik also offered them chocolates.

Jajpur MLA Sarmistha Sethi, Korei MLA Ashok Bal, Chief Advisor to Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) R Balakrishnan, other senior officials and the family members of the three school kids were present on the occasion.

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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