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Eminent linguist Padmashri Dr. Deviprasanna Patnaik will be presented with ‘First Odia Bhasa’s Samman” 

bHUBANESWAR:31/1/24:Eminent linguist Padmashri Dr. Deviprasanna Patnaik will be presented with ‘First Odia Bhasa’s Samman”  on the occasion of the World Odia Language Conference. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mr. Naveen Patnaik will give this honor to him in recognition of his high level of research and life-long practice for the Odia language Dr. Patnaik’s valuable contribution towards giving classical status to the language is well known.

He will be given Rs 20 lakh and a letter of appreciation on the occasion of the first World Odia Language Conference to be held at the Janata Maidan in Bhubaneswar from February 3 to 5.

About Devi Prasanna Pattanaya

Devi Prasanna Pattanayak (born March 14, 1931) is an Indian professor, linguist, social scientist, and writer. He is the founder and director of the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, and former chairman of the Odia Research Institute, Bhubaneswar. Mr. Pattanayak was awarded the Padma Shri in 1987 for his contribution to formally adding the Bodo language to the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution. He also played a key role in guiding Odia to attain the status of a ‘classical language

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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