Political leaders cutting across party lines paid tributes to legendary leader and former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik on his death anniversary today.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik offered floral tributes to statues of his father at Forest Park and the State Assembly premises here.
BJD workers and leaders, including Culture Minister Ashok Panda and MP Prasanna Patasani observed 'Tila Tarpan' ritual for the late leader at Bindu Sagar here.
Globally acclaimed sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sand art at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here as a tribute to him.
A photo exhibition showcasing the life of Biju Patnaik was also organised on the occasion.
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