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Odisha government will bear the cost of transport of stranded migrant workers arriving by ‘Shramik Special’ trains

Bhubaneswar:19/5/20: The Odisha government on Monday said that it will bear the cost of transport of stranded migrant workers arriving by ‘Shramik Special’ trains if it is not borne by the sending state.

As per the official statement that was released, “It has been decided that, in case, if the sending state is not bearing the cost of the train tickets for the labourers, Government of Odisha will bear the cost of the train tickets of the labourers.”

“The train tickets cost will be adjusted against quarantine incentive of the returnees,” it added

Four Shramik special trains from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu are expected to reach Odisha on Monday and another from Gujarat on Tuesday.

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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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