Bhubaneswar: Rich tributes were paid to former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik across the state on his 21st death anniversary today.
CM Naveen Patnaik offered floral tributes to his father Biju Patnaik at the latter’s statues on State Assembly premises and at Forest Park here. He later went to Puri and laid wreath on the Biju Patnaik Memorial at Swargadwar.
Remembering the legendary politician, political leaders cutting across party lines paid rich tributes to the leader and recalled his contribution in building modern Odisha.
On the other hand, Sudarsan Pattnaik, internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha, created a sand art at the Bhubaneswar Airport paying tribute to the “great statesman”.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) April 17, 2018