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Berhampur: BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik welcomed many BJP and Congress leaders along with hundreds of their supporters into BJD in Gopalpur area of Ganjam district on Thursday.
Patnaik welcomed BJP leader Sarat Behera from Aska, one Congress and seven BJP councillors of Buguda, Congress dalit cell leader (Berhampur) Faisal Khan, BJP leader Rudra Prasanna Pani from Seragarh and hundreds of their supporters into BJD.
Naveen welcomed them while attending the BJD’s ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ and ‘Ama Sahar Ama Unnati’ programme at Thakurani Padia and Jagannathpur.
BJD’s General Secretary Pradeep Panigrahi, Vice-President Debi Prasad Mishra, Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh and others were present on the occasion.
Patnaik also interacted with the locals at Jagannathpur and asked them about their various problems.
The Chief Minister also laid foundation stones for a slew of projects in the district and attended an event marking 150 years of Berhampur Municipal Body (now Corporation) at Khallikote ground during his visit to the district on the occasion of Local Self-Governance Day.