Bhubaneswar: The 31st edition of the Patha Utsav on Sunday, witnessed an extravaganza of musical performances, clubbed with a series of events having athletics as the central theme to woo people to attend the forthcoming 22nd Asian Athletics Championship, to be hosted by the capital city from July 6 to July 9.
Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik made his maiden appearance at the street fest in a bid to promote the sports event.
“Walk with Olly” was one of the major attractions at the Patha Utsav.
Famed Bollywood singer Vinod Rathod made a special performance.
The Prince Dance Group performed their signature Krishna Dance. The rhythmic beats and dance-drama fusion of the national stars from Berhampur brought the crowd to their feet.
Apart from this, athletic quiz, thematic drawing and painting competitions on athletics and storytelling sessions on 45 participating nations were also conducted.
Flags of all 45 participating countries were displayed at various locations at Rajpath.