ONI Bureau: Cutting across party lines, political leaders paid tributes to Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee at an all-party and public prayer meeting organised in Bhubaneswar today.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Jual Oram, Surjya Narayan Patro, Damodar Rout were also remained present at the prayer meeting.
Attending the all-party and public prayer meeting organised in memory of Vajpayee at IDCO Exhibition Ground at Unit 3 in Bhubaneswar, the CM said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee had a large heart with special corner for Odisha. Patnaik hailed the leader for his idealism and tolerance in politics.
The CM said Vajpayee was a man with firm principles and an idealistic poet. His departure will always be remained a great loss for the Nation as well as for him.