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BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik asserted that his party has now become a people’s movement

Bhubaneswar:26/12/19: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asserted that his party has now become a people’s movement and is not dependent on anyone including him for growth and survival.

Addressing party workers and leaders during the party’s 23rd foundation day celebration at its headquarter in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik said, “Biju Janata Dal is not a political party and it is not dependant on some or other leaders including me for its survival and growth.”


Four and half crores of people are his family and he is working 365 days to win their hearts with better services, said Patnaik, adding that BJD has become an identity of Odisha’s development.

Quoting legendary leader and his father Biju Patnaik, the Chief Minister said, “Do not be loyal to me but be loyal to the cause of Odisha’s destiny.” BJD has become a movement of four and half crores of people for empowerment and development, Patnaik added.

He congratulated BJD activists and leaders for their dedication and sacrifice which act as ‘oxygen’ to provide energy to the party.

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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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