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BJD secured both the Hindol and Attabira Notified Area Councils

Hindol:5/4/23: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday secured both the Hindol and Attabira Notified Area Councils (NACs) in Dhenkanal and Bargarh districts of Odisha respectively. Elections to the two NACs were held on April 3.

The BJD won 11 out of the 12 Wards, including the Chairperson’s post, in the Atabira NAC, while the Congress nominee Dipak Rai won the remaining seat.

Similarly, the ruling BJD won 11 out of the 16 Wards in Hindol NAC, while BJP secured five seats in the council. BJD candidate Keshab Chandra Pradhan was elected the NAC Chairperson securing 4,347 votes. BJP’s Sovagini Pradhan and Congress’ Rita Palei were in the second and third positions with 3,923 and 219 votes respectively.

BJD nominees won Ward No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15 and 16, while BJP secured victory in Wards No. 5, 6, 9, 12 and 13

Hindol NAC has a total of 9,863 voters and recorded a voter turnout of 87 per cent.

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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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