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Jagannath temple to remain closed on Sundays

Puri:28/3/21: The Jagannath Temple Administration has decided to close Jagannath temple on every Sunday for sanitisation.

The decision to close the temple once a week was taken after surge in Covid-19 cases in Odisha. As many as 290 persons in the state tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

A maximum of 71 cases were reported from Khordha district, followed by Nuapada (40), Jharsuguda (21) and Cuttack district (16)

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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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