Bhubaneswar: Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi have been accorded with a grand welcome by BJD workers and supporters at the Biju Patanik International Airport (BPIA) here after arriving in the State in their first visit post getting inducted in Modi Government 2.0.
Hundreds of party workers were seen shouting slogans and welcoming the leader duo who reached the airport accompanied by BJP Odisha in-charge Arun Singh in the morning.
As per a schedule fixed by the party earlier, the minister duo will head to Puri later in the day and pay a visit to Sri Jagannath temple to seek blessings of the deities.
After returning to Bhubaneswar in the afternoon, Dharmendra and Pratap will be applauded by supporters at a meeting to be held at IDCO Exhibition Ground in the city at 3 pm.
All the newly-elected MP and MLAs of the party will also be felicitated in the same meeting.