Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik continued to garner appreciations from across the nation and the globe for his tactful ways to combat the global coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier, the Odisha CM earlier became a global trendsetter in disaster management on numerous occasions.
Praises poured in for Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik after Odisha became the first state to extend the COVID-19 lockdown till April 30. He has also written a letter to the Centre urging for extension of the nationwide lockdown till April 30.
Several media houses across the nation are terming Patnaik as the “Chanakya of Disaster Management”. A Tamil Nadu magazine titled ‘Junior Vikatan’ has carried a photo of the five-time CM on its cover page captioning it that the entire world is following the Odisha model to fight the battle against coronavirus.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of State for MSME Pratap Sarangi appreciated the Odisha Government for all the combative steps for the pandemic