Vice President greets Odisha on foundation day

New Delhi, Apr 1 (UNI): Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of its formation day and praised the state’s craftsmanship.

Mr Naidu took to Twitter and posted,”My greetings to the people of Odisha on their state formation day today. Odisha is known for its marvellous monuments, unique handicrafts, breathtaking beaches and diverse wildlife. My best wishes for the prosperity of the state & well being of its vibrant people. #UtkalaDibasa”

Odisha Day, also known as Odisha Divas and Utkala Dibasa, is celebrated on April 1 in the state in memory of its formation as a separate state out of Bihar and Orissa Province with the addition of Koraput and Ganjam from the Madras Presidency on 1 April 1936.

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