Odisha celebrates its foundation day today
Odisha is celebrating its foundation day today. It was made into a separate state on this day way back in 1936. Many dignitaries have expressed their good wishes for the people of the state. In his message, President Ram Nath Kovind has said, ” The land of the temples of Jagannath, Lingaraj, Konark and other rich heritages, Odisha gave the world a message of peace and love, shunning violence”.
Offering his best wishes for the state’s continuous growth, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said, ” The state is renowned for its iconic temples, vibrant culture & picturesque places.
The industrious people of Odisha have contributed immensely to the growth of the nation.” Conveying his good will for the people of the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, ” Odia people are making landmark contributions to India’s progress and Odia culture is globally admired.”
Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and many other dignitaries have also wished the people of Odisha on the occasion of Utkal Diwas today.
The state-level function to mark the day has been scheduled in capital Bhubaneswar in the evening.