Bhubaneswar, March 05: The 99th Birth Anniversary of Biju Patnaik, former Odisha chief minister and legendary figure of Indian soil, has been observed at the premises of Koustuv Group of Institutions (KGI) on Thursday.
The day is also observed as the Panchayatiraj Diwas to remember the contribution of Biju Babu to the development of Odisha. Biju Babu, an outstanding and incomparable personality had always emphasized on the women empowerment, and development of villages.
Panchayatiraj minister Arun Sahu paid a floral tribute to Biju Babu on this occasion. Attending the event, Prabhat Ranjan Mallick, Chairman of KGI, remembered the great soul and expected everyone to come forward to fulfill the dream of the leader.
Dr. Sadashiv Dash, the GM of Koustv Group, and the students were also present at the event. They remembered Biju Babu and highlighted his fearless works for which he was the national and international leader.