Bhubaneswar, 16/1 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )-: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik released the oil painting of eminent freedom fighter Late Brundaban Tripathy at State Secretariat to mark the birth centernary celebration of the freedom fighter.
Late Brundaban Tripathy (popularly known as Badachana Gandhi) was born in Balipadia of Jajpur district. He played a major role in strengthening the struggle for freedom in undivided Cuttack district.
On the occasion, CM handed over Khadi clothes to the freedm fighters.
Among others, Late Brundaban Tripathy’s wife Saraswati Devi, MLA Amar Satpathy, freedom fighter Nilamani Samal, Nakula Das, Bimbadhar Muduli, Bhikari Mohanty, Bhakta Charan Mallick and Swadhinata Sangrami Committee chairman Bhabani Charan Patnaik were present on the occasion.