PM Modi Pays Tributes To Biju Patnaik On Birth Anniv

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary.

Taking to Twitter, Modi said, “Tributes to Biju Babu on his birth anniversary. His futuristic vision for India, emphasis on human empowerment as well as social justice inspires us all. The nation is proud of his efforts for Odisha’s progress.”



Biju Patnaik, full name Bijaya Nanda Patnaik, was born on March 5, 1916 in Cuttack. Biju Patnaik’s parental home belongs to G.Nuagan in Bellaguntha of Ganjam district.

It is well known that Biju Patnaik actively helped freedom fighters in the 1940s.