Bhubaneswar: The 118th birth anniversary of the former Chief Minister of Odisha Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab was celebrated at PMG Square here on Tuesday.
The celebration was marked with plenty of programmes. A procession displaying various traditional art forms were taken out by several paika troupes.
Some eminent personalities and organizations that includes Dr. Sudhakar Panda, Dr. Bikash Mishra, Subasish Patnaik, journalist Lingaraj Sahoo, Dr. Rajani Ranjan Das, Batakrushna Nanda, Subash Chandra Jena, Prafulla Kumar Paikasardar, Manas Satpathy, Manoj Kumar Sahu, Gandarba Behera, Rani Sukdei Rani Suktel Regiment and Patanjali Yoga Kendra were felicitated for their outstanding achievements in different fields by distinguished guests on the occasion.
Elsewhere in the city and other places in the State, Mahatab Jayanti was observed with various cultural and sporting activities.