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Nirbhaya case: President rejects mercy plea of convict Akshay

Newdelhi:6/2/20 ;President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the mercy plea of Nirbhaya case convict Akshay. Akshay is one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. With this, there are no petitions pending in the President office in the case.

Home Ministry officials said that Akshay filed the mercy petition before the President a few days ago. Mr Kovind has earlier rejected the petition of Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh.

About Ashok Palit

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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