Bhubaneswar, May 31 (LocalWire): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s call to honour COVID warriors by singing the Bande Utkala Janani on Saturday was answered by Odias across the world.
Unity of Odia people across the world was displayed as people from places like Dubai, Ethiopia etc. joined in the singing of the anthem.
Two IAS officers from the state, Arabinda Padhee and Usha Padhee, joined in the singing of the anthem from their Delhi residence.
Director-general of NDRF, S. N. Pradhan and his wife Bismita Pradhan too uploaded a video of them joining in the singing.
Member of the Switzerland Parliament, Nik Gugger and his mother, Elizabeth Gugger, too uploaded a video on Twitter of them honouring the COVID warriors by singing.
The Odia community residing in Ethiopia as well as their president Nalini Nayak and Subhendu Mohapatra also participated in the singing of the anthem.
A resident of Oman, Sudipta Dash, also uploaded a video of him singing the anthem while tagging the Chief Minister’s handle on twitter.
Children in the USA have also sung the anthem, according to reports.
The Odia community in Malaysia got together on video conferencing to sing the anthem.
Odia women living in Bahrain too got together on video conferencing to sing the anthem.
Odia residents in Canada produced a video of their own to honour the COVID warriors.
In this way, people from Dubai, Vietnam, London, Tokyo and Seattle joined the noble call made by the Chief Minister to honour corona warriors.