Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik paid tribute to Bharat Ratna Abdul Kalam on his death anniversary. Gazette notification on renaming of Outer Wheeler island to Abdul Kalam island was published yesterday. On the occasion Revenue minister Maheswar Mohanty presented the Gazette notification to the Chief Minister.
For this purpose a small program was organised in state secretariat. Naveen paid floral tribute to the legend and said as missile man Odisha was main workplace of Abdul Kalam. It was third death anniversary of Kalam, today.