New Delhi, ; President Draupadi Murmu hoisted ATHOME Reception at the courtyard of Rashtrapati Bhawan with pomp and splendour. The invited Guests were personally greeted by Smt Murmu and her Daughter Itishree Murmu. She recited Jai Jagannath replying the greetings from Media persons from Odisha. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also warmly accepted the greetings of Jai Jagannath. In the elites gathering at the decked up lawn of picturesque Raisina Hill many prominent Odias found their place. Among the invitees of President include Central Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Ashwini Vaishnaw, Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Pramod Kumar Mishra, Comptroller auditor General of India Girish Chandra Murmu, Additional Press Secretary to President Bijay Nayak, Sonal Mansingh, M.P., Senior Bureaucrat Sandip Nayak, S.N.Tripathy, Sumitra Tripathy, Odissi Dancer Alpana Nayak, Senior Technical Director at Rashtrapti Bhawan Gyana Ranjan Nanda, Jayashree Nanda, Group Captain Deepak Kumar Prusty and Jyotsna Prusty. Other prominent personalities present during the Mega Get-Together include Press Association of India’s Chairman Chhayakant Nayak, World Odisha Society’s Chairman Kishore Dwibedi, Vice – Chairman of WOS’s Ladies wing Reeta Patra, Delhi Bureau Head of Prameya Nigamanand Prusti, Group Editor of Uday India Deepak Kumar Rath, OTV’s Bureau Chief Sibanand Rout, Senior Journalists Sriram Dash , Bibhudatt Pradhan, Delhi Bureau head of News 7 Sabnam Adeni, Jai Prakash Pandey, Editor of Orissa Diary Rashmi Ranjan Parida, Delhi Bureau Head of Argus TV Gagan Biswal, Delhi Bureau Head of Nandighosha TV Lipika Mahanta, Delhi Bureau Head of Odisha Express Santosh Pradhan and Ramesh Pal.
The President’s Guests were served with delicious vegetarian snacks prepared specially for the occasion at the Kitchen of Rashtrapati Bhawan. The items include veg Biryani Arancini, Bajra Kachori, Veg Puffs, Bhajji Pakora, assorted Pastries, Gulkand Laddoo, tea and coffee.