2 Union ministers to pay tributes to Odia freedom fighters today

Bhubaneswar: As part of BJP’s ‘Yaad Karo Kurbani’ campaign, two Union ministers will visit Sambalpur and Dhenkanal districts to pay tributes to freedom fighters from the state.

Union Tribal Affairs minister Jual Oram will visit Khinda village in Sambalpur to pay his respects to freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai.

Consumer Affairs Chhotu Ram Chaudhary will visit the birthplace of martyr Baji Rout, the teenage boatman who laid down his life for the cause of Indian independence, at Nilakanthapur village in Bhuban block of Dhenkanal today to pay tributes to the freedom fighter.

Union Telecommunications Minister Manoj Sinha will visit the native place of Chandan Hajuri, popularly known as Chakhi Khuntia, at Puri on August 20.

The ‘Yaad Karo Kurbani’ programme, organized by the saffron party to offer tributes to freedom fighters all over the country from August 9 would culminate on August 23.