Bhubaneswar, May 31 (LocalWire): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday congratulated Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi for being appointed as Union ministers in the Narendra Modi government.
In a tweet, Patnaik wished the two BJP leaders from Odisha and said, “Wish you success in living up to the aspirations of every single Indian and presenting the voice of Odisha at center.”
This is Dharmendra Pradhan’s second stint in the Modi government, while Sarangi is a first time Union minister of state. Sarangi is also a first time MP from Odisha.
Both leaders were administered the oath of office on Thursday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.