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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off ‘Ahimsa Rath’

Bhubaneswar:15/8/22: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the occasion of State level celebration of 76th Independence Day at the IDCO Exhibition Ground in Unit 3 here today flagged off ‘Ahimsa Rath’, a mobile video rath campaign.

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On the occasion of the completion of 75 years of India’s independence, the Ahimsa Rath will tour all districts of the State and apart from carrying Mahatma’s message will provide information on the great contribution of several freedom fighters.

Four Ahimsa Raths with LED video walls started off from the venue of the state-level Independence Day celebrations. These Raths will tour the entire State. After arriving at each district headquarter these Raths will visit different blocks. A variety of cultural programmes will be organised at the district and block levels involving various groups, local people’s representatives and the general public.

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The Ahimsa Raths which started off today under the aegis of the Information & Public Relations Department will tour the State till October 2.

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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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