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Odisha BJP's year-long events to mark Deendayal centenary from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, Sep 24: The Odisha unit of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is all set to start off the year long birthday centenary celebrations of Pundit Deendayal Upadhyaya, beginning Sunday.

Pundit Deendayal Upadhyaya was the party ideologue of the Bhartiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the BJP.

State-level Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Birth Centenary Committee coordinator and BJP State vice-president Nayan Kishore Mohanty told reporters here that the event will be held from September 25, 2015 to September 25, 2016.

The BJP national executive jointly with the Rashtriya Parishad is organising a meeting from 
September 23 to 25 at Kojhikod in Kerala to mark the beginning of the celebrations.

The programme would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.

Plantation programme, blood donation camp, rallies, sports and quiz competitions and Yoga and Pranayam camps etc would be held throughout the year, Mohanty said. The contribution of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya would be discussed. 
Among others State BJP spokesperson Dillip Mohanty, BJP Bartta’s chief editor Purnachandra Mallick, executive editor Bhubanananda Tripathy were present.

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