A special memorial service of Late Neelimarani Samanta, mother of KIIT/KISS Founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta, was held in Kalarabank Village on Saturday on 12th day of her death. Over one lakh people attended the prayer meet.
The Governor of Odisha, Dr. SC Jamir, Ministers Debi Prasad Mishra, Pradeep Panigrahi, MLA Priyadarshi Mishra, MP Prasanna Patasani, Minister Sudam Maranadi, MLA Chandra Sarathi Behera, Bhubaneswar Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena and Antaryami Samanta of Neelimarani Charitable Trust were present at the memorial service. Souvenirs were released to mark the occasion.
Other Dignitaries including Minister Sanjay Dasburma, Sambad Editor Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Subarta Editor Pradyumna Satpathy, BJP leaders Biswabhushan Harichandan, Bhrugu Baxipatra and Prithviraj Harichandan also attended the prayer meet.