Naveen Patnaik to swear in as Odisha Chief Minister today

Naveen Patnaik of BJD is all set to take oath as the Odisha Chief Minister for the fifth time on Wednesday morning along with 20 of his ministers at a public ceremony in Bhubaneswar.

Biju Jananta Dal (BJP) has won 112 seats in the Assembly, 5 seats less than what it won in 2014 elections.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

As of now Jyoti Basu of West Bengal and Pawan Chamling of Sikkim became CM for five terms. Naveen Patnaik will swear in as CM of Odisha for fifth time.

The 11 Cabinet ministers who will be sworn-in are all experienced persons except Jharuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das and Titlagarh MLA Tukuni Sahu. And among the 9 ministers of State, all are new faces except Ashok Panda.

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