Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would not celebrate his birthday on Tuesday due to the devastating cyclone and subsequent floods in the State, sources said.
The CM has also requested his well wishers and ruling BJD workers and leaders not to organise any celebration tomorrow, the sources added.
The four-time Chief Minister of Odisha, Patnaik was born at Cuttack on October 16, 1946.
Notably, three south Odisha districts – Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada – witnessed worst ever cyclone and subsequent flood. . People have been stranded, houses have been demolished and around 20 people died.