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Bollywood actor Sonu Sood Helps 170 Odia Women Migrants To Return Home

Bhubaneswar28/5/20:: Amid the lockdown 4.0 across the country, as many as 170 young women from Odisha stranded in Kerala will be able to arrive here tomorrow in a special plane. All thanks to Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who is playing a pivotal role in ensuring early return of these Odia women migrants.

Official sources said the young women were working at a garment factory in Ernakulam district. However, after the nationwide lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, young women resigned from their jobs.

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As the lockdown is still in force, the Odia young women were unable to return to their home state. After a Twitterati brought the attention of Odisha Cadre IPS officer Arun Bothra who in turn talked to Sood, a glimmer of hope for the early return of the 170 Odia young women emerged.

Initially, it was decided to bring back the 170 Odia young women by bus or train from Ernakulam. But Sood proposed to send them in a special plane and accordingly a decision was taken.

Worth mentioning, Sood has been drawing praises from different quarters for helping migrants to reach their home States. Earlier, the Bollywood actor helped 700 migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar stranded ion Mumbai to return to their home states.

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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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