Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Monday urged people to donate generously to Covid-19 fund to provide humanitarian help to the affected people.
Patnaik also donated his three-month salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (Covid 19 fund).
“Extraordinary circumstance demands extraordinary response. Covid-19 has created a great challenge for the entire world. It requires a lot of funds to carry out humanitarian activities,” said Patnaik.
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) General Secretary Sanjay Das Burma requested the party MPs and MLAs to donate their three-month salary to the CMRF by March 29 to empower the government to fight the Covid-19.