Bhubaneswar: Rich tributes were paid to the architect of modern Odisha Utkal Gaurab Madhusudan Das on his 170th birth anniversary across the State on Saturday.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Speaker Pradip Amat and other ministers garlanded the statue of Madhusudan Das at State Secretariat. Members of Utkal Sammilani also paid floral tributes to Madhu Babu at his tomb at Gora Kabar in Cuttack.
Orissa High Court Chief Justice Vineet Saran and members of the High Court Bar Association also observed the birth anniversary of State’s first barrister.
Similarly, international sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik paid tribute to iconic pride by creating a sand sculpture at Puri sea beach.