President Droupadi Murmu Attends ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’ At Paradip On 2nd Day Of Odisha Visit

Paradip: President Droupadi Murmu graced the ‘Boita Bandana Utsav’ as the chief guest at Odisha’s port town of Paradip on the auspicious occasion of Kartika Purnima on Monday.

The President along with Governor Raghubar Das and Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu joined the event. She flagged off a special boat at the event, commemorating the state’s ancient maritime glory. The ceremony was organised by the Paradip Port Authority on the occasion of Kartika Purnima.

During her visit to Paradip, Murmu also boarded a special vessel ‘Amogh’ of the Indian Coast Guard.

The President inspected port craft before addressing members of the fishing community. Elaborate security arrangements were made for the smooth conduct of the event.

The President, who had arrived in Bhubaneswar on Sunday evening on a two-day Odisha visit, had a night halt at Raj Bhavan in the state capital.

Murmu will also virtually inaugurate a Multi Model Logistic Park as well as lay the foundation stones for new reservoir and water treatment plant for Port Township and next-gen vessel traffic management and information system.

This is her second visit to Odisha in a week after spending three days in her home district Mayurbhanj and Sambalpur from November 20.

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