Bhubaneswar: Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal hoisted the National Flag at a State-level parade held on the occasion the 70th Republic Day at the Gandhi Marg here this morning.
The Governor took salutes from police, fire personnel, students of different schools and colleges from across the State and a host of other teams. Tableaus showing rich regional traditions and achievements were displayed by different organisations, including Government and PSU bodies. A dare devil team also demonstrated a motorcycle show, sending a message of discipline. A skating team performed marvellously on the occasion.
Similarly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hoisted the Tricolor at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. He too took salutes from police, fire and students of different schools and colleges from across the State.