Bhubaneswar, May 23 (LocalWire): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his fifth consecutive victory in the state elections.
In a Twitter message, PM Modi gave best wishes to BJD supremo for his new term in office.
Currently, Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal is leading in more than 115 seats of the 146-member assembly, and in 15 of the 21 Lok Sabha seats.
The BJD president is contesting from the assembly seats of Hinjili and Bijepur. BJD is contesting the elections alone and has fielded candidates from all the Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies.