Bhubaneswar: The State-level celebration of 71st Republic Day was celebrated in Bhubaneswar with a parade by different regiments of armed forces and display of tableaus of different departments.
Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal unfurled Tricolour at State-Level Republic Day Celebration and received the salute at the parade held at Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
As many as 48 troops took part in the parade, which was led by Sagarika Nath, DCP, Traffic, Commissionerate Police. The parade also featured cultural performances, skating, 12 tableaus and stunt on motorcycles by Maharishi Daredevils of Maharishi College of Natural Law.
The Governor and the Chief Minister wished countrymen on the occasion of the Republic Day.Patnaik paid homage to the freedom fighters and martyred soldiers of the nation. The CM said that service, courage, dedication and determination will be the new identity of the state. He urged the people of Odisha to work unitedly towards development of the state