Odisha Minority Forum congratulates Naveen for UN citation

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha
Minority Forum President Dr Swarupananda Patra congratulated Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik on being conferred the United Nations Citation for the extra-ordinary
efforts undertaken by him during the cyclone Phailin.
“This citation reaffirms the
international stature of Naveen Patnaik as a leader par excellence on the
global stage for ensuring safety and security of his people in the face of
severe adversity like the cyclone Phailin,” said Patra.
Patra said, “This citation is
usually conferred to heads of countries and nations across the world and the
citation being conferred to Naveen Patnaik revalidates the international
stature that the Odisha Chief Minister has gained in the eyes of the
international community for his good work in Odisha, especially during the natural
calamity Phailin.”
Patra further asserted, “Patnaik’s
true secular spirit and strong efforts for the development of all communities
in Odisha have been widely acclaimed internationally and the UN’s recognition
of his humanitarian efforts is a further proof of the growing acclaim for his
This UN citation was awarded
last year to the President of Indonesia.

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