69th Republic Day Celebrated across Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha celebrated the 69th Republic Day with gaiety and patriotic fervour amidst tight security on Friday.

Odisha state Governor Dr. SC Jamir unfurled the Tricolour at the Mahatma Gandhi Road in Bhubaneswar, while Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik hoisted the national flag at the Barabati stadium in Cuttack.

On this occasion both the governor and chief minister remembered the freedom fighters and their contributions to the nation while addressing the crowd.

Apart from this, 17 police personnel were also bestowed with police medals for gallantry at Investiture Ceremony held at Jayadev Bhawan.