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Preparatory Meeting for the Bhumi Pujan (foundation stone laying) ceremony of Ekamra Kshetra Amenities & Monuments Revival Plan held

Bhubaneswar: 17/6/23:The Preparatory Meeting for the Bhumi Pujan (foundation stone laying) ceremony of Ekamra Kshetra Amenities & Monuments Revival Plan held at the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) in presence of Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister of Science & Technology, Public Enterprises, Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability, Ananta Narayan Jena, MLA Bhubaneswar (Central), Susant Kumar Rout, MLA Bhubaneswar (North), Sulochana Das, Mayor, BMC, Balwant Singh, Vice Chairman, BDA; Vijay Amruta Kulange, Commissioner, BMC; K. Sudarshan Chakrabarty, Collector, Khurda; Prateek Singh, DCP, Bhubaneswar.

Also present on the occasion were sevayats of Shree Lingaraj temple; members of the Temple Trust Board; Dilip Mohapatra, ADM, Bhubaneswar-cum-Temple Executive Officer and JK Das, MD, OBCC

The Bhumi Pujan ceremony of the Ekamra Kshetra Amenities & Monuments Revival Plan will be held on 26th,27th and 28th June, where Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik will lay the foundation stone of the project on 28th June.

The program will be organized by Lingaraj Temple Trust Board with the help of Sevayats of Lingaraj temple, while Balwant Singh, Vice-Chairman, BDA has been assigned as the Chief Coordinator of the program for coordinating between various agencies.

Ekamra Project

Detailed discussion was held on various aspects of the program which includes yagna and various religious and cultural programs during the three-day long event.

As lakhs of devotees are expected to gather, detailed plan was chalked out for the successful organizing of the three-day program.

During the discussion, the representatives of various sevayat niyogs and local corporators assured wholehearted support for the program.

During the discussion, special focus was given on arrangement of parking, sanitation, electricity, drinking water facilities during the programThe Ekamra Kshetra Amenities & Monuments Revival Plan include the construction of Lingaraj Entry plaza, Bhajan Mandap, Heritage Park and Kedar Gouri plaza, complete pedestrianisation of the Bindu Sagar road stretch, rejuvenation of Bindu Sagar and other holy ponds, Lingaraj Heritage Project, redevelopment of Kedar Gouri and Mukteswar temple premises, e-auto service, seamless traffic management facility etc..

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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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