6 special guests from Odisha invited to I-Day celebrations in New Delhi

Bhubaneswar: The Centre has invited around 1,800 special guests from across the country to participate in the Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi on August 15.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the National Flag and address the nation on the occasion.

The Centre has invited Sarpanches, teachers, nurses, fishermen, farmers, workers of Central Vista, Khadi workers and beneficiaries of various government schemes among others to participate in the Independence Day celebrations at the national capital.

Altogether six persons from Odisha have been invited to participate in the ceremony, sources said.

Two fishermen—Kanda Alaya and K Saraswati—of Chhatrapur area in Odisha’s Ganjam district, three beneficiaries of Amrit Sarovar Mission—Jagyanseni Patel of Bolangir, Savitree Das of Ganjam and Akhaya Kumar Jayfula of Koraput—and Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme beneficiary Yuvaraj Chhatria of Komna area in Nuapada have been invited to participate in the Independence Day celebrations in New Delhi, sources added.

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