Bhubaneswar, March 24: Inspired by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his clarion call for the pledge, senior BJD leader and rajya Sabha MP Sasmit Patra on Tuesday joined the ‘Mo Jeeban’ programme.
“I took the pledge on my family that I won’t venture out and if for exigency I do, will undertake 20 second hand-washing before entering. As advised by Hon’ble CM, have tagged my video to Hon’ble CM’s social media handles and sharing this for your kind dissemination please as a response to Hon’ble CM’s appeal,” said the BJD MP.
Taking to twitter, the senior BJD leader said, “Sir, inspired by you and joining the #MoJeeban programme, I took the pledge on my family that I won’t venture out and if for exigency I do, will undertake 20 second hand-washing before entering. As advised, I am sending this to you by tagging.”+
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday appealed to the people of Odisha to stay at home for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and respect the State-wide lockdown.
Addressing the people in a three-minute video message the Chief Minister said, “We are all aware of the nature of Coronavirus and the gravity of the situation we all are facing today. This virus was in China, it was in Europe, in the Americas. It was very far away. It has reached Delhi, it is approaching closer to our homes”.