Bhubaneswar: The 24th death anniversary of Biju Patnaik has been observed at the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) office today adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. The BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has paid floral tribute to his father ‘The Tall Man’.
The anthem of Odisha ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ was sung at the office after the diyas were lit. The ministers and MLAs of the state also attended the meeting.
The party would work for the State following the ideologies of the tall man, said CM Naveen.
In order to honour the occasion, the ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ will conduct ‘Jeevan Bindu’ programme for blood donation in all constituencies and launch an awareness.