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Jajpur: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the 150th anniversary celebrations of Jajpur Municipality at Balashram ground here on Saturday evening. In addition, the Jajpur district is also celebrating its silver jubilee this year.
Major places in the district headquarter have been decorated to mark the historic day. Buildings and statues between Biraja temple, prime goddesses in the town, to Kusuma Lake have been illuminated with colourful lights.
As part of the celebrations, a series of cultural programmes will be organised for nine days starting from today.
The Chief Minister is likely to inaugurate the renovated Kusuma Lake, the MCH building of the district headquarters hospital, Central School and a new bus stand among other projects of the Municipality to mark its 150th Anniversary celebrations.
Jajpur Municipality came into existence in 1869, while Jajpur became a district on 1st April 1993.