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Former cricketer Ravi Shastri met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar:20/3/24: Former cricketer and former head coach of Indian cricket team Ravi Shastri on Wednesday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

The Chief Minister and the former Team India head coach had a very fruitful discussion on developing world-class cricket infrastructure in Odisha.

Shastri has highly appreciated the Odisha CM for the steps taken to promote sports in the State.

Shastri, a well-known commentator, had visited Odisha to attend the MoU signing event between ‘Coaching Beyond’ cricket academy and Cuttack-based MGM School of Sports to establish a high-performance cricket academy.

The Chief Minister thanked Shastri for appreciating the State’s illustrious sporting ecosystem.

On his ‘X’ handle, the CM wrote, “Glad to meet ex-cricketer & former head coach of Team India, Ravi Shastri, who visited #Odisha to attend the MoU signing event between ‘Coaching Beyond’ cricket academy and #Cuttack-based MGM School of Sports to establish a high-performance cricket academy. Had a very fruitful discussion on developing world-class cricket infrastructure in Odisha. Thanked him for appreciating the state’s illustrious sporting ecosystem”.

5T & Nabin Odisha Chairman Kartik Pandian was present during the discussion of the Chief Minister and the former Team India head coach.

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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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