Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cabinet decided to celebrate 100th Year of Mahatma Gandhi Visit to Odisha.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik chaired the Meet in which he said Mahatma Gandhi is the eternal source of inspiration for all of us.
He visited Odisha eight times during the period 1921-1946.
On 23rd March 1921, Mahatma arrived in Odisha for the first time and had addressed a historic gathering on the river bed of Kathajodi in Cuttack.
To make this memorable, the State Government has decided to organize a year-long grand celebrations from 23rd March 2021.
This centenary celebration will certainly inspire the people of Odisha.
It will inspire especially our youth, on the ideals, and principles of Mahatma, and above all his mantra of Ahimsa and the magnitude of his greatness.