Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik kickstarted the BJD’s 10 day padayatra from slum locality of Bhubaneswar.
“BJD works for Maa, Mati and Manisha and will continue to do so in future,” Mr Patnaik said while launching his party’s ‘Jan Sampark Padayatra’
Ms. Mamta Banerjee’s ” Ma Mati Manisha” become a popular political slogan in West Bengal during 2009 and 2011 elections.
Launching 10 day Jana Samparka Padayatra , Naveen Patnaik said the BJP is building castles in the air.
“The people of Odisha will give them befitting reply as they have rejected them in the past too” he said .
The Chief Minister said he his brought poverty in Odisha by 25 percent during the BJD’s 17 year rule.
“The state top list of poverty reduction ” he claimed.
Stating that his party believes in action, the chief minister added , ” Our aim is to make Odisha No.1 state in the country.”
Mr Patnaik said , “Some parties are now busy in launching anti-campaign against the state government. The people of Odisha will give them befitting reply as they have rejected them (BJP) in the past also. They are building castles in the air.”
Several BJP leaders participated at the Jana Sampark Padayatra in different districts of the state today .