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Chief Justice Of Orissa HC Inaugurates Legal Aid Defence Counsel in ten District

Cuttack:22/2/24:Chief Justice Singh, who is Patron-in Chief, Odisha State Legal Services Authority (OSLSA), inaugurated the offices in Bargarh, Bhadrak, Boudh, Gajapati, Jagatsinghpur, Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Nabarangpur, Puri and Sonepur in virtual mode from “Aain Seva Bhawan” in Cuttack.

Speaking on the occasion, he highlighted the role of Legal Aid Defense Counsels in defending the Constitutional and fundamental rights of the UTPs and convicts. He also encouraged the Legal Aid Defense Counsels to act for the greater interest of the inmates.

Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi, Executive Chairman, OSLSA and Judges of the High Court, District Judges of 30 districts, and Judicial Officers were present. The bar associations of 10 districts where LADCS offices were inaugurated also participated in the function through virtual mode.

Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi of the High Court delivered the welcome address while Sudipta Acharya, Member Secretary, OSLSA conducted the function.

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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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