50,000 School Children Sing State Anthem ‘Bande Utkal Janani’


Bhubaneswar: As many as more than 50,000 students congregated and recited the state anthem “Bande Utkala Janani” penned by Kantakabi Laxmikanta Mohapatra at an event organised at Baramunda ground here on Sunday.

Children from 1,000 schools from across the State participated in the event.

Singer Laxmikant Palit enthralled the students by singing some patriotic songs. Besides, folksongs and dances were performed by the students.