Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has appealed Odias across the globe to sing ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ at 5.30 pm today.
Taking to his Twitter handle, the artist shared a mural created by him with “Salute to Corona Warriors” inscribed on it.
#OdishaHonorsCovidWarriors who have worked tirelessly to keep us safe.
Our Hon’ble CM @Naveen_Odisha appeal to everyone, let's sing #BandeUtkalaJanani to pay our respect to Covid warriors, at 5.30 pm, 30th May. My SandArt at Puri beach . pic.twitter.com/zTSeoAExGI
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) May 29, 2020
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appealed to Odias all over the world to join voices and recite ‘Bande Utkal Janani’ at 5.30 pm on May 30, in honour of the State’s frontline workers.
Asserting that Odisha has set an example in saving human lives from the coronavirus pandemic, the Chief Minister said in a video message , all credit goes to the Covid warriors who have been working day and night, with sacrifice and commitment.