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Noted writer Dr Pradeep Dash has been conferred 40th ‘Sarala Puraskar’

Bhubaneswar26/10/19: Noted  writer  Dr Pradeep Dash has been conferred 40th ‘Sarala Puraskar’ for his poetry work ‘Charu Chibar O Charjya’ at the Sarala Award function held in Bhubaneswar this evening.

Gracing the award function as the chief guest, Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal presented the award to the eminent poet along with a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh and a certificate.Besides, eminent musician and Tabla maestro Pandit Hara Mohan Khuntia has been conferred Ila Panda Sangeet Samman. This apart, artist Lalat Mohan Pattnaik received the Ila Panda Chitrakala Samman.

Sarala Awards is instituted by IMFA’s charitable wing IMPaCT.

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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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