Bhubaneswar 24/12/18;: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Odisha Government will provide all necessary support for timely completion of the slew of projects launched here today.
Addressing the gathering, the Odisha CM said: “I am delighted that Hon’ble Prime Minister is here to join all of us at this very special occasion. I welcome him to Odisha. He will lay the foundation for many infrastructure development projects. The State Government will provide all necessary support for the timely completion of all these projects.”
“We are even happier that Hon’ble PM is releasing a commemorative postage stamp and a ·coin on the occasion of Bi-centenary celebrations of the Great Paika Rebellion. Patnaik thanked PM Modi for support of the Union Government in Odisha’s endeavour.
The Chief Minister further said, “Buxi Jagabandhu is the great son of Utkal soil and his fight for the self-respect of brave soil Khurda is unparalleled. The Paika Rebellion against the British Raj led by Buxi Jagabandhu was the first ever Freedom Movement. State Government has been implementing pipe water programme in memory of Buxi Jagabandhu. Paika Rebellion had been a big challenge to the British Raj not only for Odisha but also for the whole nation.”