New Delhi, 20th November, 2016 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): Biju Patnaik Birth Centenary was celebrated in Delhi with the collaboration of Odia Associations today at Weight Lifting Auditorium, Jawahar Lal Neheru Stadium, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
M. Hamid Ansari, Hon’ble Vice President of India joined the event as the Chief Guest. Shri Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Odisha presided over the function, Justice Shri A.K. Patnaik, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India joined the event as the Chief Speaker.
“The main objective of organising the program in the national capital is to spread Biju Babu’s ideology among youths”, said Bed Prakash Agarwalla, Chairman of the Biju Patnaik birth centenary celebration committee.
Among others, BJD MPs, MLAs, senior leaders of the party and non-resident Odias staying in New Delhi were present at the event.