Patnaik sends SMS for Orissa dance group's success on TV

Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday said he had sent an SMS to vote in favour of a dance group from the state that has reached the final round of TV reality show "India's Got Talent", which will be telecaast live Saturday.

"I have already sent my SMS in favour of the group," Patnaik told reporters here.

Thousands of workers and leaders of Patnaik's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have also sent similar SMSes, a BJD leader told IANS.

Prince Dance group from Berhampur town, nearly 180 km from here, has been selected out of 45,000 competitors to perform in the grand finale round of the show to