BJP national executive meeting venue named after Bhima Bhoi

Bhubaneswar: The programme site of Janata Maidan where the BJP’s national executive meeting is scheduled to be held in Odisha capital has been named after Saint Poet Bhima Bhoi, informed Union Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

“The national executive meeting venue has been named after revolutionary poet Bhima Bhoi. The saint poet had unique ideology which is being followed by crores of people in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand,” said Pradhan.

Pradhan said the dalit saint poet was blind since birth but wrote a number of revolutionary poems and his ideology has been appreciated by the United Nations.

“Bhima Bhoi was also a social reformer and symbol of brotherhood and respected by people, mostly poor,” Pradhan said.