Bhubaneswar: Congress , BJP separately observed the first death anniversary of Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra at different places of the state on Monday.
OPPC President Prasad Harichandan, former PCC Presidents Niranjan Patnaik, Jayadev Jena and others attended a state-level programme in Bhubaneswar and paid their tributes.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan along with other BJP leaders attended the death anniversary programme of Lulu Mohapatra at his native Brahmagiri in Puri district and paid their rich tributes. Hundreds of Lulu’s supporters along with his daughter Upasna Mohapatra and elder brother Lalitendu Mohapatra were present on the occasion.
Lulu Sena members gathered at Bindu Sagar in Bhubaneswar and observed the Tila Tarpan ritual of the late veteran Congress leader on his first death anniversary.