Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took ride in ‘Mo bus’ to reach the State Assembly here after inaugurating the bus service in the city.
During the journey, he took selfies with passengers and also bought ticket. It was a rare sight as the CM is always escorted to the secretariat/assembly in carcade amid tight security.
Patnaik alighted from the bus in front of the assembly gate and later paid homage to Pandit Nilakantha Das on his death anniversary inside the assembly premises.
“I am glad to launch ‘Mo bus’ service today which will be able to handle traffic in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri. I’m also happy that the crew of the buses are passenger-friendly and half of the crew member are women. The buses are also fitted with modern technology like Wi-Fi,” he said.