Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers, Chief Ministers, high dignitaries in addition to individuals from varied walks of life prolonged greetings to the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on his birthday on Saturday.
Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to increase greetings to Patnaik. “Greetings to Shri Naveen Patnaik Ji on his birthday. I pray that he’s blessed with an extended and wholesome life in service of the individuals”, Modi tweeted.
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It’s pertinent to notice right here that Patnaik had earlier determined to not have fun his birthday in view of the prevailing COVID-19 scenario within the state. The Chief Minister’s Workplace launched an announcement on this regard yesterday.
This would be the fourth consecutive 12 months when the BJD supremo will give his birthday celebrations a miss. He didn’t enable any perform on his delivery anniversary final 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Patnaik had chosen to not have fun the event in 2019 on account of Cyclone Fani and in addition in 2018 owing to Cyclone Titli. Each the storms had battered Odisha.
“Patnaik didn’t wish to have fun his birthday as individuals of the state are going by a really troublesome scenario as a result of pandemic”, the CMO mentioned on Friday.
The chief minister had additionally given his birthday celebrations a miss in 2016 as a mark of solidarity with the jawans killed within the Uri terror assault and in 2013 and 2014 when Odisha was hit by cyclonic storms Phailin and Hudhud respectively.
Patnaik, who led the get together to a thumping victory for the report fifth time in a row in 2019, joined the elite league of chief ministers- late Jyoti Basu of West Bengal and Pawan Chamling of Sikkim- who dominated their States for fifth consecutive phrases.
Naveen Patnaik had stored his aura of invincibility intact in Odisha together with his get together, BJD, successful two-thirds majority within the 2019 Meeting polls.