Special Act for Lingaraj Temple soon: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Ekamra Kshetra Development Project. He said that a special legislation shall be enacted for Ekamra Kshetra development in the line of Puri Shreemandir legislation.

Chief Minister expressed hope that efforts for the implementation of the project under 5-T initiative shall attract more tourists and develop the heritage city Bhubaneswar into a major tourist destination. Hon’ble Chief Minister also thanked all for the co-operation extended for the success of the project.

Chief Minister visited Padaharaa pond and reviewed the project works at Bindusagar Mathaghat. He also praised the people who donated lands for the project. The Servitors also expressed their gratitude to Hon’ble Chief Minister for a number of development works undertaken from Bindusagar to Old Bhubaneswar.

Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, MLA Ananta Narayan Jena, MLA Sushant Rout, Development Commissioner Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, Secretary to Chief Minister (5-T) V.K. Pandian, Police Commissioner Sri Sudhansu Sarangi, Secretary, Works Kishan Kumar, Commissioner, BMC Premchand Choudhary and other senior officers were present during the visit.