Bhubaneswar: Lord Jagannath is the principal deity of the millions of Odia people. Each and every auspicious event starts with the name of Jagannath. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also believes in the divine powers of the Lord. Acknowledging Lord Jagannath’s holiness, Naveen today announced the names of candidates starting with Lord Jagannath.
As he started to read out the list to the waiting media, the first name was that of Bissamcuttack MLA candidate Jagannath Saraka. This shows how much Naveen believes on the blessings of Lord Jagannath, the deity of Odisha , the Lord of Odish’s millions of people. Incidentally, during the 2014 elections also Naveen had announced the name of Jagannath Saraka first.