BJP Leader Baijayant Panda Tours Cyclone Yaas-Hit Areas In Odisha’s Kendrapada
Kendrapara: Senior BJP leader and National vice-president of the party, Baijayant Panda on Thursday toured areas affected in very severe cyclonic storm Yaas in Odisha’s Kendrapada district.
He visited Rajnagar and Rajkanika blocks of the district which were battered by the cyclone on May 26. He also toured worst-hit regions like Gupti, Satabhaya and Panchubarahi and held discussions with local villagers.
In Rajkanika block he visited Upulai village under Baradia gram panchayat where people have been marooned.
Cyclone Yaas battered several north-coastal and interior districts of Odisha after hitting the landmass near Bahanaga coast in Balasore with powerful winds with speed up to 150 kmph.
Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conducted an aerial survey of the cyclone-hit regions of the state and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an aerial survey tomorrow.