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Chief Minister of Odisha joined the street fest for the first time making the event more special

Bhubaneswar:26/6/17; The Chief Minister of Odisha joined the street fest for the first time making the event more special.  Janpath turned into a mega platform of sports events as thousands of students, youth and children made the stretch a lively spot this morning. Speaking to the audience Chief Minister urged the people of Odisha to make the Asian Athletics meet a grand success. On the occasion of holy Rath Yatra, he greeted people of the state by saying “ Jay Jagannath”. He expressed his pleasure to see such kind of event which benefits health and mind of citizens.

The Patha Utsav today attracted huge footfall as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inspired citizens to come, enjoy, participate and encourage the athletes taking part in the `mahakumbh’ of  the athletics extravaganza.Apart from the Chief Minister, Housing and Urban Development Minister Niranjan Pujari, Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Sports and Youth Services Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera, MP Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patsani, MLA Bhubaneswar (Central) Bijay Kumar Mohanty, MLA Bhubaneswar (North) Priyadarshi Mishra, BMC Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi and Development Commissioner-cum-additional chief secretary R. Balakrishnan were present. Sports and Youth Services Secretary Vishal Kumar Dev and BMC Commissioner Dr. Krishan Kumar also graced the occasion.

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