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Odisha tableau that will participate in the Republic Day parade at Newdelhi on January 26

BHUBANESWAR, 2/1/20:  Odisha tableau that will participate in the Republic Day parade here on January 26 will showcase the state’s rich culture and heritage. The tableau will have the structure of Rukuna Rath and the 11th century Lingaraj Temple.

Ashokastami is celebrated during March-April close to the ancient Lingaraj temple in the Old Bhubaneswar.

Odisha tableau is participating in the Republic Day parade at New Delhi for the fourth time this year. First time in 2009 Khandagiri and Udaygiri caves were showcased and second time in 2016, it was Boita Bandana and in 2017, it was Dola Yatra.

The entire structure will be 45 feet long, about 16 feet high and 14 feet wide. A theme song of 65 seconds has also been composed that will be played when the tableau will be move during the march. The song has been composed for Lord Shiva and has the traditional Odia music as its background score, said artist Gajendra Sahu, who has designed the Odisha tableau this time.

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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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