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Harminder Pal, IG BSF took over as the Odisha Frontier Commander

Bhubaneswar:12/9/19: Harminder Pal, IG BSF took over the charge from AK Singh, IG as the Odisha Frontier Commander (Ftr Comdr) in Bhubaneswar today.

Over 10, 000 BSF troops are deployed in the highly  Naxal infested areas of Odisha for Anti Naxal operations. Most of the troops are deployed in Malkangiri and Koraput District.

A K Singh, IG who is handing over the baton played a crucial role in fighting against the Maoist menace and bringing normalcy in the area.

Harminder Pal, IG is a highly professional BSF cadre officer of 1984 batch having in-depth knowledge and experience of fighting against Militancy and Guerrilla warfare in Kashmir.

Taking over the responsibility he said that operations against the Red Rebels will be intensified in close coordination with the state administration. Emphasis will be on facilitation of developmental projects of the State Govt in the interior areas, especially in Cut Off region of Malkangiri.

About Editor in chief

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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