Bhubaneswar : Today, BJD MP Dr.Sasmit Patra raised the issues of Mahanadi and Polavaram affecting Odisha in the Zero Hour and spoke in Odia. After his submission, Hon’ble Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, said “Uttam Kahuchi” in Odia and “Dhanyavad Aapko” to BJD MP Dr.Sasmit Patra for his submission. (Video provided). From the Chair, he also sent a note of appreciation to Dr.Sasmit Patra which said, “Uttam Kahuchhi” in Hindi and English mentioned with Dr.Patra’s name and signed by the Hon’ble Vice President himself. After the Session, with permission from the Hon’ble Vice President, Dr. Sasmit Patra placed it on his Twitter handle. Hon’ble VP has consistently appreciated Dr.Sasmit Patra for his efforts. On his part, Dr.Sasmit Patra has thanked the Hon’ble VP and Chairman Rajya Sabha for encouraging young MPs like him. He further added that these words of appreciation from Hon’ble RS Chairman are invaluable and inspires him to work harder with greater enthusiasm and motivation.

MP Dr.Sasmit Patra spike in Odia in the Zero Hour today. Raised the issue of Mahanadi water dispute getting delayed in Mahanadi Tribunal and about Polavaram project on how it will affect 6000 tribals of Odisha and sought the intervention of the Union Government

Appreciation of BJD MP Dr. Sasmit Patra by Hon’ble Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, says “Uttam Kahuchi” in Odia and “Dhanyavad Aapko”