Odisha celebrates 72nd Republic Day

Bhubaneswar: The 72nd Republic Day was celebrated across Odisha with gaiety and enthusiasm on Tuesday amidst tight security.

Governor Ganeshi Lal hoisted the tri-colour and took the salute at the state level celebration held at Mahatma Gandhi Marg here.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik witnessed the celebration and parade here.

At Cuttack, State Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari took the salute at the Barabati stadium.

Ministers and district collectors hoisted the national flag at various district-level Republic Day celebrations across the state.