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.
ମହାବିଷୁବ ସଂକ୍ରାନ୍ତି ତଥା ଓଡ଼ିଆ ନବ ବର୍ଷ ଉପଲକ୍ଷେ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ହାର୍ଦ୍ଦିକ ଅଭିନନ୍ଦନ ଓ ଶୁଭେଚ୍ଛା। ମହାପ୍ରଭୁ ଶ୍ରୀ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥଙ୍କ ଅପାର କରୁଣାରୁ ଏ କଠିନ ସମୟ ଶୀଘ୍ର ଦୂର ହେବା ସହ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କ ଜୀବନ ସୁଖ, ସମୃଦ୍ଧିରେ ଭରିଯାଉ। pic.twitter.com/OcN8hEW4IM
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) April 14, 2021
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.