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108 ambulance crew carried a cancer patient for 1 km on stretcher

Baleswar:5/7/23: Again 108 ambulance crew became an angel for a cancer patient. As per report, a patient named, Barendra Behera of Ishwarpur village under Oupada block of Baleswar district was suffering from cancer. As his deteriorated, his family members contacted the 108 call centre for help. A 108 ambulance was immediately dispatched for Ishwarpur village from a nearby hospital after receiving the information. But unfortunately the ambulance was stuck about 1 k.m away from the village due to inaccessible road to the village. Later, 108 ambulance EMT, Vijayi Kisan Sen, driver Gayadhar Das and attendant Prashant Kumar Behera took a stretcher and reached near the patient. With the help of their family members, they carried the patient on a stretcher for 1 km to the ambulance. Then they admitted him at Bhadrak district headquarters hospital. Appreciation poured in for the crew from all quarters for this noble work they did going an extra mile.

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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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