Bhubaneswar: The 69th foundation day of Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, was celebrated with much gaiety on Thursday.
Attending a programme held in front of Legislative Assembly, Odisha Assembly Speaker Niranjan Pujari unfurled the flag and took the salute on the Capital day civilian parade.
Several leaders from different parties participated in an event organised to celebrate the occasion.
Thirteen persons, who have achieved success in various fields, were felicitated during the programme.
Besides, several programmes are being held today to mark the foundation day of Bhubaneswar.