Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Rich tributes were paid to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Veer Surendra Sai on their birth anniversaries on Monday.
The 120th birth anniversary of Netaji Bose was observed at his birthplace in Odia Bazaar in Cuttack. The birth anniversary of freedom fighter Surendra Sai was observed at his native village Khinda in Sambalpur district.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid floral tribute to Netaji at the Janakinath Bhawan in Cuttack where Netaji was born on January 23, 1897.
“Saluting the icon of patriotism, valour, sacrifice of one of the greatest sons of soil Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his birth anniversary,” tweeted the Chief Minister.
Patnaik also offered floral tribute to Veer Surendra Sai’s statue inside the Odisha Legislative Assembly.
“I pay my heartfelt tributes to the great revolutionary, freedom fighter and leader of the people Veer Surendra Sai on his birth anniversary,” tweeted the Chief Minister.
Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand art of Netaji on the occasion of his birth anniversary.