CM Naveen Greets All On Odia New Year

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday extended his heartiest congratulations and best wishes to all on the occasion of Maha Vishuba Sankranti or Pana Sankranti.

“May this difficult time be quickly removed with the immense mercy of Lord Shri Jagannath and may the lives of all be filled with happiness and prosperity,” tweeted Patnaik.

Maha Vishuba Sankranti or Pana Sankranti is named after ‘Pana’, the main drink prepared on this occasion. In celebration of the New Year, people across the State throng various temples and relish the sumptuous ‘Bela Pana’- wood apple, fruits and sugar.