Bhubaneswar: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has hailed Dabugam MLA Manohar Randhari over the latter’s ‘inspiring’ act of resorting to farming for at least two months every year.
ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ବିଧାୟକ ମନୋହର ରାନ୍ଧାରୀ ପ୍ରତି ବର୍ଷ ଦୁଇ ମାସ ତାଙ୍କ ଧାନ କ୍ଷେତରେ କାମ କରନ୍ତି।
ସେ କୁହନ୍ତି, ଯୁବକମାନେ କ୍ଷେତରେ କାମ କରିବାକୁ କୁଣ୍ଠାବୋଧ ପ୍ରକାଶ କରିବା ଅନୁଚିତ। https://t.co/YXzDWTVUGY
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) August 18, 2020
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also praised the legislator for the exemplary work.
Appreciate party MLA Manohar Randhari for leading by example with his commitment to agriculture and taking pride for his work in the agriculture field. https://t.co/ZwVoSNBcnr
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) August 19, 2020
The BJD MLA along with some workers had planted paddy saplings in his farmland at Pujaripada village in Nabarangpur district couple of days ago. Randhari was also seen ploughing the land. Photos and videos of the incident surfaced on social media and went viral.
The legislator, who has 25 acres of land in the area, took up farming after the demise of his father last year. He was earlier assisting his father in paddy cultivation. The MLA opined that young people in society shouldn’t hesitate for farming.