Bhubaneswar: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrived here in Odisha to attend several functions including the 39th World Congress of Poets (WCP) at KIIT University here on Sunday.
Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal, Union Minister Pratap Sarangi, Chief Minister NaveenPatnaik and other dignitaries welcomed Vice President Naidu at Biju Patnaik International Airport.
Naidu will address the valedictory ceremony of 39th World Congress of Poets (WCP) , organised by the KIIT University here.
The WCP began on October 2, coinciding with the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
More than 1000 poets and writers from 82 countries including India and 500 poets from Odisha have partcipated in the five-day-long event.
In the afternoon, the Vice President will attend the centenary celebrations of publication of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’ in Cuttack.