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Odisha Chief Minister called upon the people to join hands to make India strong

Bhubaneswar:2/10/22: On the solemn occasion of Gandhi Jayanti today, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik called upon the people to join hands to make India strong with the message of peace, non-violence, and brotherhood.

Gandhi Jayanti has a special significance this year. This time, it is being commemorated in the 75th year of Independence. On this occasion, there was a celebration of peace, non-violence, and freedom at Lok Seva Bhawan.

Chief Minister Patnaik today planted a peepal tree on the premises of Lok Seva Bhawan and coined the term ‘Freedom Tree’ for it. He laid the sacred soil and water collected from different places of the state and planted the freedom tree. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the tree will be a messenger of peace, freedom, and non-violence for all of us. He called upon the people to join hands to make India strong with the message of peace, non-violence, and brotherhood.

May be an image of 6 people, people standing and indoor For ages, it continues to represent the collective conscience of a pan-Indian cultural heritage. From the ancient Indus Valley civilization to the sacred pages of Bhagwat Geeta to the enlightenment of Lord Budhha, the Chief Minister said, the peepal tree has always been an inseparable part of our socio-cultural life. “The saga of peepal belongs to our past, our present, and our future too. It is the epitome of our intellectual and moral freedom,” he emphasized.

On the occasion, veteran freedom fighter and the President of State Freedom Fighters’ Association, Nilamani Samal, presented a Charkha to the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister honoured him by presenting a shawl.

The Ahimsa Rath, which was moving all across the State disseminating the message of peace and non-violence, reached the Lok Seva Bhawan today. Welcoming the Rath, the Chief Minister thanked all for the kind response received by the people of the State.

The Chief Minister released special editions of Utkal Prasang and Odisha Review. He also released a special commemorative publication on the visit of Mahatma Gandhi to Odisha. Ministers, top officers, and dignitaries were present on the occasion.

About Editor in chief

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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