Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today interacted with the people of Pipili and Delanga through video conferencing from Lok Seva Bhawan here and announced projects worth Rs 68 crore for the area. The projects are related to roads, irrigation, stadium, bridges, bus stand etc.
He said that a Model School will be established by the State Government at Beraboi in Delanga, where Mahatma Gandhi had arrived in 1938.
As a part of the celebration of 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s first visit to Odisha in 1921, the memorial at Beraboi will be developed, the CM said.
On the occasion, Patnaik also remembered former Pipili MLA late Pradeep Maharathy and said the departed leader was associated with the development of Pipili-Delanga area for more then 30 years.
Two separate public meetings were organised in Pipili and Delanga where ministers Samir Ranjan Dash and Tusharkanti Behera were present, respectively.