Bhubaneswar: Veteran Gandhian and social activist Anna Hazare today reached here on a three-day visit to Odisha to attend a farmers’ conclave tomorrow.
He received a warm welcome in a procession at Biju Patnaik International Airport and was taken to State Guest House.
Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) advisor Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, national convener Akshay Kumar and senior journalist Rabi Das welcomed Anna at the airport.
Anna is scheduled to address farmers at Jai Kishan Mahasamavesh – a farmers’ conclave to be organised by Navnirman Krushak Sangathan in Jagatsinghpur on Thursday. The farmers’ body has been demanding price, prestige and pension for the farmers.