Gandhi Jayanti: Cuttack Pays Homage To Father Of Nation

Cuttack: Rich tributes were paid to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary today by the district administration at Telengapentha-based Gandhi Smruti Peetha.

Early morning, the publicity vehicle of District Information & Public Relations Office (DIPRO) went around this millennium city playing the customary Ramdhoon.

At 9 am, Cuttack ADM Bijay Kumar Kandhayatray graced the district level Gandhi Jayanti celebrations as chief guest and garlanded the statue of Bapu followed by unfurling of the national flag.

On the august occasion, an all-region prayer meet was held in which Deba Prasad Padhi recited a few slokas from the holy Gita while Mohammed Kasim Alim read out the holy Quran and Deba Prasad Nayak recited from the holy Bible.