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Santosh Trophy Championship: Manipur to take on West Bengal in second semi-final

Manjeri:29/4/22; Group ‘B’ topper Manipur will take on 32-time champion West Bengal in the second semi-final of the Santosh Trophy Football Championship at Payyanad Stadium in Manjeri tonight. The match will start at 8.30 p.m.

Both teams lost one match each in the final group encounter, before reaching the semi-final. Manipur lost to Odisha in the group stage but won the other three games to reach the semi-final. Although West Bengal lost to Kerala, it won against Punjab, Meghalaya, and Rajasthan in the group matches.

The winning team will take on hosts Kerala in the final match scheduled to be played on Monday.

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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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