Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Felicitates 11 Persons For Donating Property for voluntarily giving away property towards making Puri a world heritage city.CM presented silver filigree Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra idols to the 11 persons.
The persons who were felicitated are: Sanjukta Samal, Chandrakanti Das, Kumudini Guru, Ramadebi Sharma, Purnachandra Mohanty, Brajakishore Panda, Gadadhara Padhi, Kaliyug Gopalchandra Pratihari, Rajkishore Sahu and Sashibhusan Das.
“I am very happy that you accepted my appeal and gave away your lands for Shreemandir security. People of Odisha will be indebted to you for this,” Patnaik said.
“Your sacrifice will add a new history in the service of Lord Jagannath. The future generations of Odisha will remember your sacrifice,” he said.
Patnaik pointed out that the State Government is offering a good package for the affected people. “As many as 11 families have accepted the offer. I urge others also to avail the benefits of the offer and cooperate in strengthening the security of the Lord Jagannath temple,” he added.