Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan offer his Prayer at Jagannath Temple, Puri

Puri: September 05: After getting elevated to Cabinet Rank, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan offered his prayers at the Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri on Tuesday. Speaking to media, he said, ‘As an Odiya, he strongly believes that, without the blessings of Lord Jagannath, it is impossible to get success in life.’ Speaking on his additional responsibility as Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, he said, ‘Three years back, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started the department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to facilitate the Indian youth for generating income with respect. Prime Minister of India has given me the responsibility to co-ordinate for the successful realisation of the objective of the department. To be successful on my new responsibility, I have come here to Lord Jagannath to surrender myself before Him’.
During his Puri visit, he had also been to Govardhana Peeta and took the blessings of Sankaracharya.