President Kovind to Inaugurate Anand Bhawan in March

 

Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind will come Odisha in late March to inaugurate Anand Bhawan Museum and Learning Centre, the erstwhile residence of former chief minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik.

The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid a courtesy visit to the Raisina Hill in New Delhi on Saturday. Today he said that the Prez will come Odisha on March 17 or 18.

Anand Bhawan, the landmark residence in Cuttack, will attract national and international tourists to provide an opportunity to visit the heritage building which is witness to innumerable patriotic acts during the struggle of Independence.

Anand Bhawan, Cuttack before and after renovation

The ancestral house of Biju Patnaik has been donated by his children, including Naveen Patnaik, as a tribute to the people of Odisha for their love and affection.

State government recently renovated Anand Bhawan into a museum and learning centre. It houses various personal belongings of late Biju Patnaik, his childhood photographs, memorabilia, rare articles and books, narrating his role in the freedom struggle of India and Indonesia.

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