The state witnessed a phenomenal inauguration of the Men’s hockey world cup at Kalinga stadium, Bhubaneswar. High dignitaries and celebrities like Mr. Shahrukh Khan, Mrs. Madhuri Dixit Nene, and Music maestro A.R Rahman along with the chief minister of Odisha Shri Naveen Patnaik made their presence in the event. This is definitely a huge achievement for the government as well as the people of the state because it has made a prominent mark in their future developments.
To commemorate the 14th edition of Men’s hockey world cup in the state the chief minister Shri Naveen Patnaik released the commemorative postage stamps on the event. This was to mark the sports event as a historical happening in the days coming ahead.
“I would like to thank the Postal Department for producing beautiful stamps at the time of the Hockey World Cup,” Patnaik said.
This was a great move by the government and the postal departments which has provided the public with a great sense of pride and happiness.
There is a stall that has been set up inside the Kalinga Stadium where people can get these stamps too. Chief Postmaster General, Odisha, Jaleswar Kahanr said that a state-level exhibition will be help at Keonjhar from December 15 to 17 where the stamps will be promoted.