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BJD President Naveen Patnaik will be the Leader of Opposition in the 17th Odisha Legislative Assembly

Bhubaneswar: 19/6/24; Biju Janata Dal President Naveen Patnaik will be the Leader of Opposition in the 17th Odisha Legislative Assembly.

This has been unanimously decided at the BJD legislature party meeting held at Sankha Bhawan here on Wednesday.

Talking to media, Naveen said, “We just had a meeting of the BJD MLAs who have been elected to the recent elections. I congratulated and thanked them. They have elected me as the LoP and the leader of the Biju Legislative Party”.

The BJD supremo has announced the new post of Prasanna Acharya as the Deputy Leader of the BJD in the legislature, Pramila Mallik as the Chief Whip, and Pratap Keshari Deb as the Deputy Chief Whip of the BJD.

It is worth noting that the Biju Janata Dal has won 51 seats in the recently concluded 17th Assembly Elections in the State.

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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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