Pranab, Deve Gowda will participate in launch of pictorial biography of Biju Patnaik

Vastavam web: Former president Pranab Mukherjee, prime minister H D Deve Gowda, deputy prime minister L K Advani and CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury will participate in the launch of the pictorial biography of Odisha leader Biju Patnaik here today.The leaders were welcomed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during the day, official sources said.Patnaik, who is also the president of BJD, will preside over the function, organiser Biju Patnaik Birth Centenary Committee said adding Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Odisha assembly Narasingha Mishra, senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra, BJP MLA Dilip Ray, have been invited.