Cuttack, Jan 23: The 11th day ritual of Padmashree awardee late D Prakash Rao was performed on Saturday at Cuttack. Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan joined the ritual and expressed condolence to Padmashree Rao’s family.
Besides, senior leader of BJP Prakash Mishra along with many party workers offered floral tribute to the noted social activist bereaved late D Prakash Rao.
Dharmendra expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Padmashree saying, D Prakash Rao was a jasmine used to groom in forest. Later on, his selfless service bestowed him the prestigious Padmashree award. He is a source of inspiration for all, he added.