Sandy tribute to former Odisha Chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik at Puri beach
Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture to tribute Odisha's former Chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, with a message "A Tribute to the great Soul" at Puri beach of Odisha on Tuesday.
Former Odisha chief minister, ex-governor of Assam and veteran Congress leader Janaki Ballabh Patnaik passed away at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning. He was 89. Dead body of Patnaik reached Bhubaneswar by a special flight from Tirupati.
Patnaik was in Tirupati to attend the convocation ceremony of the Rashtriya Sanskrit University. He was admitted to a local hospital after he complained of chest pain around mid-night but could not be saved.