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Odisha secured seventh position in the 25th edition of All India Forest Sports Meet

Bhubaneswar, March 7: Odisha secured seventh position in the 25th edition of All India Forest Sports Meet which concluded in the state capital today.

The hosts won as many as 22 medals in the event which started on March 3. In the last edition of the meet held at Raipur in Chhattisgarh, Odisha had won 12 medals with one gold five silver and six bronze medals.

Around 2500 employees of forest departments from 37 teams of different states and UTs participated are participating in 23 disciplines and 285 events during the 5 days of this meet. This is the second time, Odisha hosted the event. Earlier the State had hosted the event in 1994.

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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