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Odisha Guv, CM Congratulates OAS Officer After Bagging Award For Short Film ‘MASK’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik have congratulated OAS officer Sweta Kumar Dash on winning the prestigious People’s Choice Award at the Quarantine Image Film Festival-2020 in Argentina for his short film ‘MASK’.

The film highlights the struggle of a poor boy to sustain livelihood during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chief Minister has appreciated Dash for his effort to create awareness through the film about using masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Dash, who is now posted as SDMO Berhampur, has through the movie showed how the poor boy, played by Ajay Choudhury from Berhampur, is selling hand-made masks prepared by his mother to sustain their livelihood.

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