Published : Odisha Sun Times/
Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Kartika Habishiali Brata Yojana’ aimed at facilitating shelter and Mahaprasad to senior lady that have assembled in Puri for the rituals of holy in the month of Kartika. “I am glad to learn that you have gathered in Puri from various places of the state. We Odias observe the month of Kartika as a holy month. Mothers come down to the Jagannath Dham to observe Kartika Habisha. I came to know that you are facing hurdles to find a place to stay in Puri and avail the Mahaprasad because of overcapacity,” said Naveen launching the scheme through video conferencing from state Secretariat .