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BJD observes 106th birth anniversary of Biju Patnaik sans celebration

5/03/2022 at 8:36 AM

Bhubaneswar, Mar 5: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is observing the 106th birth anniversary of the former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik, sans celebration today.

His birthday is observed as ‘Panchayati Raj Diwas’ in Odisha.

On this special occasion, floral tributes were offered to him at his statue in Forest Park in Unit-6, Bhubaneswar today at 8 am.

Following this, a program commemorating this occasion will be held at the Biju Yuva Janata Dal office at 9 am. The successful journey of Biju Janata Dal will be discussed in the program.

Worth mentioning, Panchayati Raj Diwas is a regional public holiday in Odisha on March 5.

The holiday honors Bijayananda Patnaik, popularly known as Biju Patnaik who served as the Chief Minister of Odisha twice from 1961-1963 and 1990-1995.

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