Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal will kick start its annual Jana Sampark Padayatra from October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
The Padayatra will continue till October 11, birth anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan.
This year Padayatra will be observed at the every constituency level along with the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti, Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti, Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das Jayanti, and Jayaprakash Narayan Jayanti during the Padayatra.
BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik wrote a letter to the party leaders, including MPs, MLAs, district and block presidents about the Jana Sampark Padayatra and urged them to reach out to the people with messages of pro-people initiatives of the Government.
The party will also organize training camps for a month starting October 12 for active members of the party at Zilla Parishad zone and civic body level in all Assembly constituencies. Besides, the party will also hold blood donation camps, plantation drive, and other social activities.
The Foundation Day of the BJD will be observed in all Assembly segments on December 26.