Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted people of Odisha on the auspicious occasion of Holi today.
He wished for happy and safe Holi, the festival of colours.
Taking to microblogging site Twitter, he wrote in Odia language to extend his greeting on the occasion.
ରଙ୍ଗର ପର୍ବ ହୋଲି ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କ ଜୀବନରେ ସୁଖ, ଶାନ୍ତି ଓ ସମୃଦ୍ଧି ଆଣୁ। ଆମ ଏକତା ଓ ସହାନୁଭୂତିର ରଙ୍ଗ ସବୁବେଳେ ବଜାୟ ରହୁ। ସୁରକ୍ଷିତ ହୋଇ ଉତ୍ସବ ମନାନ୍ତୁ। ହୋଲି ଉପଲକ୍ଷେ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ହାର୍ଦ୍ଦିକ ଶୁଭେଚ୍ଛା ଓ ଶୁଭକାମନା। #Holi2019 pic.twitter.com/o6SNDz4pnc
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) March 22, 2019
Worth mentioning, Patnaik will not celebrate Holi today as a mark of respect to the martyrs Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
He requested to all his well-wishers not to visit his residence on Holi celebration.