Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to inaugurate the Odisha Mahotsav in Surat, Gujarat today evening. The grand cultural extravaganza organised by the Odia community residing in Surat will be taking place at Sachin Housing Mausi Maa Temple premises.
For the first time CM Naveen Patnaik will visit Surat. Besides, all 13 BJD MLAs from Ganjam, Lok Sabha MPs and tourism minister will attend the festival.
A large number of Ollywood actors and singers have already reached Surat to entertain the Festival evening.
Celebrated Odia actors Anubhav Mohanty, Barsha Priyadarshini, Akash Das Nayak, Arindam Roy, Bhumika Das, singers Diptirekha Padhi and Ashutosh Mohanty will be the main attraction of the event.
MLAs from Ganjam district are meeting and encouraging Odias there in Surat.