Bhubaneswar: On the eve of 73rd Independence Day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated Mahatma Gandhi’s Talisman at the Loka Seva Bhavan as a part of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations.
The Talisman was inscribed on a brass plate in both English and Odia. It also carries a portrait of the Father of the Nation.
As a tribute to Gandhiji, CM @Naveen_Odisha had sought inclusion of 'ahimsa' in the Preamble of Constitution of India. CM had cited how Gandhiji's ideas and principles were becoming more and more relevant in present times. pic.twitter.com/0RWKs47dwv
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Veteran freedom fighters Bhawani Patnaik and Nilamani Samal, Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, Principal Secretaries and secretaries of various departments and members of the 150th Birth Anniversary Committee were present here on this occasion.