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Odisha Assembly Stalls Over Hathras Incident

Bhubaneswar:3/10/20: The fourth day of the Odisha Assembly Monsoon Session today began with a stormy note after opposition Congress created a ruckus in the House over the sensational gang-rape of a 19-year-old girl in Hathras of Uttar Pradesh.

Soon after the proceedings began, Congress MLAs stood up from their seats and started sloganeering against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath protesting the horrific incident. During the protest, the legislators later rushed to the well of the House and demanded the resignation of the UP CM. The party MLAs also condemned the UP police’s manhandling of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on their way to Hathras to meet the family of the gang-rape victim. Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra termed the ‘hand-handedness’ of the UP police as unfortunate.

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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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