03 April 2019
Bhubaneswar: As BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patanik started his poll campaign from Gopalpur today, the social media swelled with posts on this maiden rally. Especially on Twitter, the hashtag #GopalpurRuSankhanad was trending on number 3 position on 'India Trends' list.
"Now Odisha is the most favoured investment destination for new projects with its financial closure. #GopalpurRuSankhanaad @Naveen_Odisha @bjd_odisha"
"It's time for the people of state to support the right person for a better tomorrow @Naveen_Odisha @Naveen_Odisha @bjd_odisha #GopalpurRuSankhanaad"
"Best ever voluntary organization in the world. Once Odisha was in the news mainly for hunger, poverty and starvation deaths, Odisha is now one of the most steadily growing states in the country because of BJD Govt . #GopalpurRuSankhanaad @Naveen_Odisha @bjd_odisha"
Tweets mentioned above and many more of similar dimensions swarmed and swelled as Naveen went on to the stage and delivered his first speech of the campaign. Expressing their support for the BJD, the twitteratis also made some demands such as developing some places in Odisha as tourist hubs.
Naveen started his campaign from Kanisi under the Gopalpur Assembly constituency where he addressed a huge public rally. The BJD president held a series of roadshows at Berhampur, Chhatrapur, and Rambha area. The campaign will conclude with a public meeting at Chhatrapur.