03 December 2018
Bhubaneswar: The Temple City to Smart City transformation of Bhubaeswar has taken a beautiful shape with numerous plazas, murals on walls with different themes and revamped public spaces donning the cityscape.
As the city transformation has received due attention from citizens, the #JumpForBhubaneswarChallenge has gone viral with hundreds of people joining the challenge by posting their photographs on social media sites with their photos taken at the beautiful locations.
Temple City Bhubaneswar is hosting the 14th edition of Men's World Cup Hockey and it is indeed a proud moment for all the citizens. This is a great opportunity for all to come together and mark our support for Bhubaneswar hosting this mega event.
Posting his photo on the social media leading Odia actor Babushaan Mohanty wrote, “Beautiful Bhubaneswar is making my adrenalin rush and I can’t suppress my excitement on how the city has transformed itself. Yes I had to jump and click a snap! I do love Bhubaneswar and kudos to the city for all these eye-catching beautification.”
Many other celebrities like Rituraj Mohanty, Prakriti Mishra, Dutee Chand, Harihar Dash and Sulagna Routray have already taken the challenge and jumped for their favourite city at their select locations across Bhubaneswar.
“My jump has got me the wings to fly. Miss not being in #Bhubaneswar right now. A big thumbs up for all the progress the city is making. Love and happiness to all,” said Rituraj in his social media post.
Leading presenter Sulagna Routray said ``the city has become a decorated selfie site all over as it has come up with so many beautiful things coinciding with the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup-2018. We must accept the challenge and display our love for the city.’’
If you are staying in the city and want to jump for your love for Bhubaneswar, here is the way to follow. Step1: Go, Explore the city, choose your spot and time your jump. (your photo needs to be clicked while you are on the air.
Step2: Post your picture in Facebook/Instagram with a caption mentioning your reason of jump and tag your other friends in the same post to pass on the challenge.
The city authorities are keeping this challenge open to everyone living in any part of the world willing to support the cause. Cheer for Bhubaneswar! The #JumpforBhubaneswarChallenge is already breaking the internet. So guys what are we waiting for? Let's get tagging and jumping!
City resident Subham Kumar Parida, who is currently studying in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and on a trip to home for the Hockey World Cup, said, “after three months when I arrived in the city I could not believe my eyes. The cityscape has really changed. I am sure more and more people would join the challenge and express their love for the city.”