Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23:

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a human chain at Forest Park here to mark 80 years completion of formation of separate state and former CM Biju Patnaik’s birth centenary celebrations.


The BJD-organised human chain covered a distance of 35 km from Dhauli to Nandankanan here.

People from different walks of life including school and college students, women, senior citizens took part in the human chain.

Bhubaneswar MP Prasanna Patsani and Panchayati Raj Minister Arun Sahoo among other party leaders were present during the inauguration.

Human chains are also being formed in 30 district headquarters and 314 blocks across Odisha, sources said.