Odisha CM To Skip Holi Festivities Over Pulwama Attack

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Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has decided not to celebrate Holi on Friday as a mark of respect to the CRPF soldiers, who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack on February 14.

The well wishers have been advised not to throng Naveen Niwas.

Rajnath Singh, Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee and VK Singh are among other leaders who chose not to celebrate the festival of colours on Thursday in memory of the martyrs.