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Congress & BJD Candidates File Nomination for the upcoming by-poll to the Balasore Sadar

Balasore:15/10/20″: Congress and BJD candidates today filed nomination for the upcoming by-poll to the Balasore Sadar assembly constituency in Odisha.

Congress nominee Mamata Kundu filed her nomination paper in the presence of the Returning Officer. Senior Congress leaders Navajyoti Patnaik and Sudarshan Das were also present on the occasion.


Similarly, BJD candidate Swarup Kumar Das filed nomination paper in the presence of party’s district president Rabindra Jena, observer Pratap Jena, senior leaders Samir Ranjan Dash, Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi, and Debi Mishra.

Worth mentioning, BJP candidate Manas Kumar Dutta, son of former Balasore Sadar MLA late Madan Mohan Dutta, had filed his nomination yesterday. The assembly seat is all set to witness a triangular contest between the three candidates.

The bypoll was necessitated due to the demise of Madan Mohan Dutta in June this year.The election is scheduled to be held on November 3.


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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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