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Newly constructed Inter-State Bus Terminal Baramunda will be named Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar

Bhubaneswar:5/2/24: The newly constructed Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT), Baramunda will be named after the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar.

The Baramunda ISBT will now be known as Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Bus Terminal.

Announcing this, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that Dr. Ambedkar was a visionary leader and a dedicated social reformer. He was the light of hope for the downtrodden of the society. He has worked all his life to build a just society.

A special gallery of 900 square feet area will be constructed at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bus Terminal to make the public aware of his great contribution and ideals in the nation building. Dr. Ambedkar’s biography and ideals will be beautifully presented here through the use of digital technology. A copy of the Indian Constitution along with various items used by Dr. Ambedkar will also be displayed here.

Spanning over 15.5 acres of land, the ISBT is poised to become a crucial transit hub not only for the residents of Odisha but also for those from neighboring states.

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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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