Bhubaneswar, Dec 31 (PTI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will not be able to meet well wishers on the New Year’s Day on Tuesday due to health issues, a release from the Chief Minister’s Office said Monday. Also Read - West Bengal Govt to Provide Free Tabs to 9.5 Lakh Students to Promote Online Education

Patnaik has requested his well wishers not to visit his residence on Tuesday morning. Also Read - Vaccine Strategy or Another Lockdown? PM Modi to Chair All-party Meet Today as COVID Cases Surge

He will, however, visit Lord Jagannth’s temple at Puri during the day and attend office at the secretariat in the afternoon, it said. Also Read - Mumbai-Darbhanga SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Patna Airport Due to Bad Weather

“The Chief Minister developed pain in his knees after the morning exercises and doctors have advised him some rest,” the release said.

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