Bhubaneswar, Oct 19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan took to Twitter on Thursday to extend their greetings on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.
In his tweet, the CM wrote, 'Warm wishes on auspicious occasion of Diwali & Kali Puja. May the festival of lights bring happiness, peace & prosperity to all #HappyDiwali'
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan greeted the people and wrote, 'Happy Diwali to everyone'
Diwali, the festival of lights, is being celebrated across the state today. Thousands of devotees thronged Jagannath temple in Puri to offer prayer.