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Littérateur and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled four books

Bhubaneswar16/1/21:: Littérateur and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled four books by two separate authors at his official residence Naveen Niwas here.

While three books have been penned by Baishnab Prasad Mohanty, the former Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the Chief Minister, another book is authored by retired administrator Raghunath Mishra.

The three creations of Mohanty are: Odia translation of Vyasdev’s Shrimad Bhagabat Gita, a poetry collection in Odia ‘Matira Basna’ and an anthology of stories ‘Champa Fulara Mahaka’.

Similarly, Mishra has authored ‘Swajala Smruti Ra Saunta Sampati’ in Odia.

Unveiling the three creations of Mohanty, the Chief Minister, who himself is a reputed man of letters, appreciated the writer as well as advised his former PRO to keep on his intellectual and creative pursuit.

Also appreciating Mishra, the Chief Minister wished the author all success in reaching out to the masses with his long experience in the administrative field.

About Ashok Palit

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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