The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has greeted the people of Odisha on the auspicious occasion of Odisha Day. In a message, he said that Odisha has a rich cultural heritage and it would continue on the path of economic and social progress with its industrious people.
Following is the text of Vice President’s message:
“I am happy to learn that Odisha Day is being celebrated on April 1, 2017.
Odisha has a rich cultural heritage reflected in the diversity of its monuments, arts, sculptures, literature, dance and music. The state also has a wealth of natural resources. With its industrious people, I am sure that Odisha would continue on the path of economic and social progress.
On this happy occasion, I extend my greetings and good wishes to the Government and the people of Odisha and wish all success to the Odisha Day celebrations.”