Bhubaneswar: At 6 pm today, the whole of Odisha prayed silently for a minute. The whole of Odisha has paid tribute to the memory of the greatest sacrifice of the Covid warriors to the human race. The road, office, and market streets were closed for 1 minute, with people leaving their jobs and praying in silence. At the urging of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the people of the state stood wherever they were and offered silent prayers in honor of the cowardly warrior. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has joined the people of the state through video conferencing.
The number of corona cases in the state is on the rise. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik yesterday urged the people of the state to offer a one-minute silent prayer for all corona warriors involved in the corona war. Today, the people of the state, including the Chief Minister, have been praying for a minute in all parts of Odisha. After the silent prayer, the Chief Minister took an oath of office on TV and social media to honor the cowardly warrior and take responsibility for corona. In addition, there was a 2-minute traffic jam in Twin City.