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Bijepur assembly constituency reached feverish pitch with party campaign

Bhubaneswar, Oct 18/10: The campaigning for the by election to the Bijepur assembly constituency reached feverish pitch with only two days left for the campaign to end. The voting will be held on October 21.Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today started his two-day campaign for his party nominee Rita Sahu. Union petroleum and steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan will conduct his last leg campaign for BJP candidate Sanat Gadtia Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishhra, party MLAs and senior leaders have been camping in Bijepur to campaign in favour of the party nominee Dilip Panda

.Bijepur has been in the limelight as this western Odisha constituency is witnessing three elections in a row within last two years. The current bypoll has been necessitated by the resignation of chief minister Naveen Patnaik, who had won the seat in the recent general election in April. Naveen, who had won the seat along Hinjili in Ganjam, has left it retaining Hinjili

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan during his recent campaign in Bijepur last week, had posed an awkward question to Naveen – “Why did you quit Bijepur ?” This question  has remained unanswered.The Congress leaders, on the other hand, reminded the people that whatever development has taken place in western Odisha in the past, has been carried out during their party regime. “ Has Naveen built any major irrigation project or any new port ? “, asked Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra pointing out that the Lower Suktel and Ong irrigation  projects, initiated by the Congress government, have not been complete by the Naveen Patnaik government.

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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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