Bhubaneswar , 6/3 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : Inaugurating the birth centenary celebrations of visionary leader Biju Patnaik, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik called upon the younger generation to follow the ideals of Biju Babu. He said that youth should strive hard to fulfill Biju Babu’s dream of a
developed Odisha. The Chief Minister highlighted the immeasurable contributions of the great leader towards empowering women, strengthening panchayats and rural development.
On the occassion, freedom fighter Bhabani Patnaik, Dolagobinda Pradhan, Trilochan Kanungo, singer Pranab Patnaik, dancer Dr. Minati Mishra, scientist Dr. P.K. Jena and other eminent persons were felicitated.