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Balasore Sadar MLA Madan Mohan Dutta passed away

Balasore:17/6/20:The MLA of Balasore Sadar constituency in Odisha and BJP leader Madan Mohan Dutta died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday, family sources said.

He was 63 and is survived by his wife and two children.

The first-time MLA was admitted to a hospital in Bhubaneswar a week ago with liver-related ailments and he died there due to cardiac arrest on Wednesday, they said.

Dutta had successfully contested the 2019 Assembly elections from the constituency as a BJP candidate, defeating BJD candidate and sitting MLA Jiban Pradip Dash by a margin of 13,406 votes.

He was chairman of Remuna block before being elected as an MLA and the president of the Balasore district unit of the saffron party.

Chief Minister Naveen Pattanaik, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly, Pradipta Kumar Nayak, have condoled Dutta’s death

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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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