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Eminent journalist and writer Basudev Mohapatra passed away

Bhubaneswar: 1/5/23:Eminent journalist and writer Basudev Mohapatra passed away on Monday. He was suffering from ailments for some time, said family sources.

Today morning Mohapatra complained of severe chest pain and was rushed to Capital Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

A noted scribe working for pro-poor causes, Mohapatra had also carved a niche in environmental journalism.

A student of Godavarish Vidyapitha, Mohapatra completed his post-graduation in History from Berhampur University.

He worked with a number of vernacular media channels at Editorial positions and wrote for prestigious publications.

He was passionate about science and sustainability and has written several articles on these subjects.

Mohapatra is survived by his wife Sujata, also a journalist, and their son. The journalist fraternity of the State expressed deep condolences on his untimely demise.

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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